Genus Evergreen, monoecious shrubs to tall trees, native to North America, North East China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan from sea level to low montane areas in cool, moist climate zones. The trunk is single or multi-stemmed, often branching from the base, forming a conical or pyramid crown. The beaches are spreading or ascending, occasionally rooting and forming new trunks.
Details Propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Thuja occidentalis 'Amber Glow' is one of the best new introductions of recent years, being a very slow growing globe which is bright yellow in summer and turning amber to orange in winter. Very good container conifer, tolerant and hardy.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green needles. Pot Size: 3 litre. Ultimate Height: 6m. Ultimate Spread: 1m. Growth Rate: 20 years. Special Attributes: It has a very pleasant fragrance, reminiscent of citrus.