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Arborvitae / Thuja
Arborvitae - Berckmans Gold / Size 2
Berckman Gold Arborvitae Thuja
Beautiful Golden Colored Foliage
*Availability Status: Currently sold out - Available at a later date
*Average Plant Shipping Size: 14"-20" tall
*No Shipments to California, Alaska, or Hawaii
PLANT DESCRIPTIONS & FACTS
Thuja Orientalis 'Berckman's Gold'
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
up to 6ft
3 - 4 ft
Moderate ( 6" - 10" avg per yr )
5 - 9 ( if unsure of your zone, please use zone finder below - or check out our
Hardiness Zone Map & Information Page
Full to partial sun
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.
3 ft apart recommended for hedge planting
Deer Resistance Rating:
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 -
- 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance
Fertilization / Feeding:
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend
for use with all of 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.
may be used at anytime.
Additional Features & Characteristics:
Prolific Cone Producer:
This variety has been known to produce large amounts of cones from year to year.
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