'Ellwood's Gold' is medium sized, evergreen conifer with a columnar but compact habit. Young foliage is yellow at the tips and grey-green within the bush. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
Grows well in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerant of chalk soils but prefers slightly acidic soil. Can be in exposed or sheltered areas, must be positioned in full sun.