Thuja orientalis nana

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Thuja orientalis aurea nana is a conifer with a global shape and green leaves in vertical form, very ornamental and with good essence.

Thuja orientalis aurea nana is a perennial plant of the family Cupressáceaes with a nice globular form, what has made it so popular.

Ornamental value of this plant resides in its globular shape, and branches which are arranged in a vertical way, as well as the beautiful green colour of its foliage.

Its leaves have a lime-green colour with tendency to golden, besides when shaked they will release a gentle scent. With low temperatures they tend to turn to brown, coming back once again to green  with the softer temperatures.

It has a slow growth, that's why it is much used for small gardens, also it is very resistant and it does not need big maintenance, even it is not necessary to trim.

Irrigate without flooding the earth and use specific fertilizer for conifers. It is as well a drought tolerant plant.

Thuja aurea nana can support different types of climates, from the very cold ones to the very warm ones.

In our area - Costa del Sol - it is advisable to apply, during spring and autumn, preventive treatments  against "phytophthora" and "seiridium".

It could be attacked by any common garden pest: Spiders, mealybugs, borers, etc... Watch the Thuja orientalis aurea Nana to control them. Wash to pressure now and then to keep a clean foliage and to avoid these pests as much as possible.

Consulted sources in addition to our experience with this plant:

thompson-morgan.com

plantsinusa.com

Name Thuja orientalis nana
Origen China
Height Up to 12 m
Color Green leaves, grey fruits
Flowering Spring
Location Sun or semishade
Irrigation Moderated, more frequent in summer
Applications Isolated or making hedges
Others It's ideal temperature is between 10 and 20 ºC
Note Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.