Scientific Name: Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:dwarf golden cedar, oriental arborvitaeTexture:Fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit:
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Imbricate, Leathery, Glabrous, Rhomboidal, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Small garden/space, Winter interest, Hedge row
Key ID Features:A dense, conical shrub usually <2 m tall; leaves scale-like, yellowish-green, in flattened sprays; seed cones oval, up to 2 cm long; bark reddish-brow. branchlets being two-ranked in a vertical plane.