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Dwarf and Slow Growing Thuja

Thuja occidentalis 'Caespitosa'
Thuja occidentalis 'Caespitosa'
A slow growing, bun-shaped shrub growing wider than high. mid-green, fan-shaped foliage with bronze overtones in winter. Reaches approx 50cm x 60cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Dumosa'
Thuja occidentalis 'Dumosa'
A small shrub, forming a smooth bun-shaped plant of deep green foliage. Very hardy. Grows approx 50cm x 60cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Filiformis'
Thuja occidentalis 'Filiformis'
A distinctly different thuja in that it has long, threadlike foliage. Forms a green, round to conical shrub with a pendulous appearance. Grows to approx 2M.
Thuja occidentalis 'Globosa'
Thuja occidentalis 'Globosa'
A globular shrub with dark green foliage that turns copper in autumn. The sprays of foliage are arranged in a haphazard manner. Grows to approx 1-1.5M
Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrupensis Gold'
Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrupensis Gold'
A rounded shrub with intense golden foliage, changing to an old-gold colour in winter. Best when grown in a morning sun position. May grow approx 1M in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Little Gem'
A mounded shrub becoming flat-topped. The green foliage is held in twisted sprays, turning bronze in winter. Reaches approx 30cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Pendula'
Thuja occidentalis 'Pendula'
A very rare form of Thuja. The branches twist and curl in all different directions and the green foliage hangs down from the branches. Needs to be staked if height is required.
Thuja occidentalis 'Robusta Nana'
Thuja occidentalis 'Robusta Nana'
A rounded to conical shrub with twisted, deep green foliage. Easily trimmed, may be used as a small hedge.
Thuja occidentalis 'Snow Queen'
Thuja occidentalis 'Snow Queen'
A pyramidal shrub with creamy green foliage turning an unusual pinkish-cream colour in winter. Grows to approx 1-1.5M in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist'
Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist'
A conical shrub with golden foliage that turns old-gold in winter. Grows to approx 1-1.5M in 10 years.
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana'
"Golden Biota or Bookleaf"
A very popular conifer, forming a neat globular shape with a smooth outline. In summer the plant is bright gold, greener in winter. Very hardy, excellent in pots. The first photo is in winter; the second in spring.

Thuja orientalis 'Juniperoides'
Thuja orientalis 'Juniperoides'
A rounded shrub with soft, juvenile foliage. The normal blue-grey foliage turns to an amazing bright purple colour in winter. Grows to approx 1m in 10 years.
Thuja orientalis 'Morganii'
Thuja orientalis 'Morganii'
A miniature form of the "Golden Biota". Very slow growing, usually less than 50cm in 10 years. Gold in summer, old gold in winter.
Thuja orientalis 'Rosedalis'
Thuja orientalis 'Rosedalis'
A dense, ovoid with soft, fluffy foliage. The normal foliage is a light green colour, but the new growth is yellow and the winter colour is plum. Grows to approx 75cm in 10 years.
Thuja plicata 'Cuprea'
A small rounded shrub with cream and green foliage. Slow growing reaching only 30cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'
Thuja occidentalis 'Danica'
A round shrub of compact habit. The dark green foliage is held in vertical, flattened sprays. Grows to approx 30-40cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Ericoides'
Thuja occidentalis 'Ericoides'
A rounded shrub with distinct soft fluffy foliage. the foliage is normally a sea-green colour, but turns to a brilliant plum colour in winter. Responds well to trimming. Reaches approx 1-1.5M in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Froebellei'
Thuja occidentalis 'Froebellei'
A dense, ovoid bush growing to approx 75cm tall in the first 10 years with dark green foliage.
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'
A slow growing rounded shrub with dark green sprays of foliage. Bronze tones in winter in cold areas. Grows to approx 60cm x 60cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Little Champion'
Thuja occidentalis 'Little Champion'
A rounded shrub with loose sprays of dark green foliage, turning bronze in winter. Grows to approx 1M x 1M in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Ohlendorfii'
Thuja occidentalis 'Ohlendorfii'
A curious shrub, carrying two types of foliage on the same plant. The low foliage is short while the top foliage is thread-like. An upright habit, reaching approx 75cm in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'
Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'
Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'
A very popular shrub with light green foliage that turns bright orange in winter as shown in the first photo. Young plants have fine, fluffy foliage; spray-like in older plants. By trimming regularly, the fluffy foliage can be maintained. Grow to approx 75cm- 1M in 10 years.
Thuja occidentalis 'Stolwijk'
Thuja occidentalis 'Stolwijk'
An unusual thuja in that the light green foliage is covered with cream tips. Forms a round to conical shrub, growing to approx 1.5M in 10 years. Trims very well, forming a colourful, small hedge.
Thuja occidentalis 'Teddy'
Thuja occidentalis 'Teddy'
A extremely compact shrub, forming a tight round ball. The soft green foliage turns a plum-colour in winter. In 10 years a height of 50cm may be reached.
Thuja orientalis 'Blue Cone'
Thuja orientalis 'Blue Cone'
 A formal, oval-shaped conifer with dark blue-green, "book-leaf" foliage. Should reach more than 1M in 10 years. 
Thuja orientalis 'Meldensis'
Thuja orientalis 'Meldensis'
 A dense globular shrub with semi-juvenile foliage. Sea-green in summer, plum-purple in winter. Reaches approx 75cm in 10 years.
Thuja orientalis 'Minima Glauca'
Thuja orientalis 'Minima Glauca'
A small globular shrub with vertical sprays of foliage. Light sea-green in summer, bronze in winter. Grows approx 60cm in 10 years.
Thuja orientalis 'Nana'
Thuja orientalis 'Nana'
"Green Biota"
A globular shrub with dark green foliage held in vertical, flattened sprays. Slow growing to approx 2M.

Thuja orientalis 'Wangs Green'
Thuja orientalis 'Wangs Green'
A globular shrub of dense habit and "book-leaf", dark green foliage. In winter plum coloured overtones may be present in cold climates. Grows to at least 1M in 10 years.
Thuja plicata 'Rogersii'
A slow growing conical shrub, becoming rounder with age. The foliage is green with old gold tips. Reaches approx 70cm in 10 years.