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  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana'

Chinese golden cedar ( syn. Thuja orientalis Aurea Nana )

RHS award of garden merit
12lt pot (0.5-0.6m) £79.99
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: deep, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Upright sprays of yellow-green leaves, turning bronze in winter and flask-shaped cones. This delightful, dwarf golden Chinese thuja is an excellent specimen plant for a sunny rockery or border with moist, well-drained soil. Forming a neat, oval shape, it looks great surrounded by low-growing, lime-tolerant heathers and alpine plants.

  • Garden care: Wearing gardening gloves trim, if necessary, in spring and again in late summer to maintain a neat shape