Thuja – Polar Gold® – Arborvitae – Thuja occidentalis

Garden Height
144 - 180
48 - 72
48 - 72
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
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Native to North America

Fall Interest

Winter Interest

Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes

Polar Gold arborvitae naturally grows as a dense, narrow pyramid, so little to no pruning is required. If you do wish to prune, do so in late spring/early summer, after the new growth has emerged. Avoid cutting into any very thick stems unless you are removing them entirely, as this can leave an unsightly hole in the plant and recovery from such cuts is typically slow. 

Uses Notes

Arborvitae are a classic choice for hedges and screening, but they also make excellent specimen plants, additions to perennial borders or other gardens, or even in containers for an evergreen accent.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Container, Good for Screening, Landscape, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

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