Thuja occidentalis Highlights™ with dark green foliage and yellow tips.

Thuja occidentalis Highlights™ (Golden Arborvitae)

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Thuja occidentalis Highlights™ is a golden arborvitae cultivar that produces darker green foliage in shade, which lightens to yellow and gold in full sun, producing an eye-catching, colorful evergreen effect that lasts through high heat as well as cold winters.

This golden arborvitae produces tight, upright pyramidal growth reaching 8-20' in height, and with spread to four feet the tree becomes conical with age; Highlights™ makes for an excellent garden specimen, hedging shrub, or foundation planting.

Native to U.S. and Native to Maryland
Mature Tree Height: Medium: 15 to 30 feet
Evergreen
Sun (6+ hours) and Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium and Well-drained
Soil Type: Wide Tolerance
Bloom Time:
Flower Color:
Foliage Color: Green and Yellow
Features: Attracts Birds, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, Fall Color, Winter Interest, and Fragrant
Tolerances: Cold Tolerant, Black Walnut Tolerant, and Drought Tolerant
Garden Type: Meadow, Small Space, Rock Garden, Specimen Tree, and Border/Screen

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