Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'

Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant

Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'
A pretty Thuja!
Fabulous golden-yellow conifer. Very attractive, either planted as a hedge or as a solitary feature. Height supplied 15-20 cm.
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Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant
Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant
Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant
Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant
Northern White Cedar 'Golden Smaragd' - Hardy plant
Latin name: Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'
Delivery type: Supplied as container plant
Guarantee: 6 months growth and flowering guarantee
Color: Yellow,Green
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Green stayer: Yes
Leafs all year: Yes
Hardy plants: Yes
Self polinating: No
Edible: No
Naturalizing: No
Scented: Not Scented
Grafted: No
Cutting flowers: No

Prepare a trench 60-80 cm deep for the Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd'. Improve the excavated soil with compost and manure. For heavy clay soil add in some sharp sand. Soak the plants in water for one hour before planting. Divide the hedges along the trench - three for every metre. You can also plant a double row for an extra wide hedge. The top of the root balls should be flush with ground level and bear in mind that some sinkage will occur). Refill the trench and give them lots of water immediately after planting - enough to make it swampy. Water regularly throughout the first year.

Stand alone

This conifer looks great alone if given sufficient room. It will grow in a pyramid shape, ever taller. It prefers a sunny spot in well-drained soil and does not require pruning.


Thuja occidentalis 'Golden Smaragd' is a strong evergreen conifer that requires little care. Water during dry periods so that the soil does not dry out. During the winter a layer of compost and granulated cow manure will be appreciated.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Golden Smaragd’ can be pruned to form a hedging, twice between May and September. The bottom of the hedge must be cut at least as wide as the top; in fact, possibly a little wider, so that the entire hedge receives enough light. Do you prefer a nice straight cut? Then tie a string across the top of the hedge as a guide. Don't prune too much as deep pruning is not well tolerated by these conifers.


This evergreen can grow to immense heights! This variety is actually a golden-yellow more than green but is called 'Golden cedar'. Very suitable as evergreen hedging of up to 3 metres high. Wind resistant and very hardy - a joy to behold.

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