Tiny rounded Golden Globe arborvitae seen from above surrounded by a groundcover like sedum

‘Golden Globe’

Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis

'Golden Globe'

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Tiny rounded Golden Globe arborvitae seen from above surrounded by a groundcover like sedum
  • Compact habit
  • Evergreen
  • Bright foliage
Description
A golden version of 'Woodwardii' with soft golden-yellow foliage. It has a globe-shaped habit, and is slower growing than 'Woodwardii'.
USDA Zone
3 - 7 (-40°F/-40°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
2 - 3'
Width
2 - 3'
Finish Time
1.5 seasons
Type
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Yellow
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4"

Soil

Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Pruning

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Uses

Mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Growing Tips

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Keep watered after pruning to minimize browning; this is also an effective strategy to minimize winter damage to foliage in cold areas.