General Plant Information (Edit)
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 10 year average growth 1 foot
Plant Spread: 10 year average spread 1 foot
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Uses: Provides winter interest
Pollinators: Wind

Common names
  • Arborvitae
  • Northern White Cedar
  • Eastern White Cedar
  • American Arborvitae

Photo Gallery
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-09-01
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-08-20

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2015-04-20
Thuja occidentalis 'Amber Glow', 2015
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  • Posted by 4susiesjoy (Leonard, Minnesota - Zone 3b) on Aug 20, 2014 6:47 PM concerning plant:
    Amber Glow is a miniature variety of Eastern Arborvitae. It prefers well drained soil and its growth averages about 1 inch a year. It has glowing gold overlaid foliage and is evergreen. Great plant for a rock garden.

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