Thuga occidentalis Rheingold
Thuga occidentalis 'Rheingold


Thuja 'Rheingold' lends bright year round colour and structure to your landscape. In the spring and summer the foliage is intensely orange yellow. In the winter it darkens to deep copper orange. This variety is hardy, durable and adaptable. It is naturally dwarf but does respond well to regular shearing.

  • Height: 90-150 cm (3-5 ft)
  • Spread: 90-150 cm (3-5 ft)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
  • Sun or Shade: full sun to part shade
  • Foliage Colour: yellow
  • Shape: globe or cone shaped

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Thuja 'Rheingold' is easily grown in average well drained soil in full sun to part shade. It is intolerant of dry conditions. It grows best in full sun but will also enjoy some protection from hot aftenoon sun. It is also recommended to avoid areas that are exposed to strong winter winds to avoid foliage scorch.