Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' / Mirjam eastern arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' is a dwarf, globose, golden selection of eastern arborvitae with dense branching and attractive, finely cut golden foliage becomes quite bronze in winter. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 16 inches (40 cm) tall and wide, an annual growth rate of 1 to 2 inches.

This cultivar originated as a witch's broom found on a specimen of T. occidentalis 'Danica' by Lucjan and Grzegorz Kurowscy of Końskowola, Poland. It is often seen listed in error under the cultivar name, 'Miriam.'
Thuja occidentalis 'Mirjam' — a mature specimen in a nursery display garden in The Netherlands.
Photo by Yarinda Nursery, The Netherlands

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