Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'

Rheingold Arborvitae

Newly planted

Newly planted


Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Thuja

Parent: Thuja occidentalis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 2 to 7

Size: 4 to 5' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Conical with gold foliage, dwarf. Bronzes in winter. Well-drained soil, not dry. Light afternoon shade in hot climates.

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My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant at Piccadilly Farm in April 2014 and planted it in the In Between Garden.

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