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Other common names
western red cedar 'Irish Gold'
Thuja plicata 'Extra Gold' Thuja plicata 'Zebrina Extra Gold'
Thuja 'Extra Gold'
Thuja are fast-growing evergreen trees of narrowly conical habit, with flat sprays of tiny, aromatic, scale-like leaves and small knobbly cones
'Irish Gold' is a broadly conical evergreen conifer making a small tree with drooping sprays of rich green foliage heavily flecked and banded with yellow
Toxicity Contact with foliage may irritate the skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil. Protect from drying winds especially when young. Suitable for hedging or screening
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by scale insects
May be subject to a canker
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