This is a popular evergreen grown as a tree or shrub. The Oriental Arborvitae species produces an open, pyramidal habit. Soft, scalelike leaves present in flat, fanlike sections. 'Aurea Nana' features yellow-gold foliage, growing as a globe-shaped shrub to 5 feet high or more. Accepts sandy to heavy clay soils, as long as it is well drained. Canopy coverage: 177 square feet.
Water Requirement: low
Sun Exposure: partial shade
Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -10F
Growth Rate: moderate
Height: 25 feet high
Width: 15 feet wide
Foliage Color: medium green, yellow-green