Mature Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® grown in 7-gallon pots.
Young Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® grown in a 3-gallon pot.
Close-up of yellow and green Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® foliage.

Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® (American Arborvitae) Unity Grown

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Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® is a hardy, golden cultivar of American arborvitae with a compact growth habit and eye-catching golden highlights among evergreen scaly foliage. Growing to 12-15' high with a spread of only four to six feet, Polar Gold® provides a living fence effect with a smaller footprint than other Thuja cultivars.

Although it prefers full sun, Thuja occidentalis Polar Gold® is also tolerant of part shade conditions, with higher tolerance of shade-heavy part-shade conditions than other Thuja cultivars.

Native to Maryland and Native to U.S.
Mature Tree Height: Small: under 15 feet
Evergreen
Sun (6+ hours) and Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium, Wide Tolerance, and Well-drained
Soil Type: Average and Wide Tolerance
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Foliage Color: Green and Yellow
Features: Attracts Birds, Fall Color, Fragrant, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, and Winter Interest
Tolerances: Black Walnut Tolerant, Clay Soil Tolerant, and Cold Tolerant
Garden Type: Meadow, Small Space, Rock Garden, Foundation Planting, and Specimen Tree

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