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Berckmans Gold Arborvitae


 
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*Average Plant Shipping Size: 12" - 16" tall

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Our Price : $9.85

Product Code: ARBBER2

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Thuja orientalis 'Berckman Gold'


Overall Description


A semi-dwarf arborvitae with light greenish-yellow, fernlike vertical sprays which are all tipped in yellow-gold. Semi globose to oval growth habit with very profuse cone production. Very little bronzing in the winter makes this arb a very good choice for a medium to large size hedge or border plant when planted approx. 3ft apart. Very popular variety - especially well suited for the heat & humidity of the south & southeast.


Plant Facts & Specifications


--Mature Height : up to 6ft

--Mature Width : 3 - 4 ft

--Growth rate :
Moderate ( 6" - 10" avg per yr )

--Hardiness Zones :
5 - 9

--Sun Exposure :
Full to partial sun

--Soil Preference :
Average to slightly sandy - well drained

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Evergreen - very light green to yellow base, with nice bright yellow outer foliage. Minor bronzing in winter months in colder climates. Medium - fine texture.

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
Cones - 1/2" to 3/4" in size, and start out as a bluish white color, eventually ripening to a mahogany brown. Cones contain wingless seeds.

--Diseases / Insects :
Bagworms, spider mites, and canker ( Seiridium spp. ) are the most common problems seen with this variety.

--Recommended Spacing :
3 ft apart recommended for hedge planting

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 -4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend POOPeas for use with all of our evergreen species. However, either water soluble (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ), or granular fertilizers ( Holly Tone is excellent ) are also good options. Most any granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio are also acceptable. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. POOPeas may be used at anytime.


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