Great Plant Pick: Golden Japanese cedar
WHY PLANT IT: The brilliant foliage, tipped in creamy yellow, shines against a dark green backdrop. It's also a standout when planted with gray- or blue-needled conifers or purple foliage plants.
WHERE: The golden cedar thrives in full sun to light, open or dappled shade, and only requires occasional watering and very little pruning. It prefers well-drained soil.
SIZE: The conifer will grow to 10 feet high and 4 feet wide after 10 years. The young plant will grow quickly at first and then slow down after a few years and become more dense.
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