Fire Chief™ Arborvitae

Fire Chief™ Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Congabe' PP19009

Nearly perfectly globe shaped shrub has finely textured, bright golden spring foliage and fantastic deep red fall color. This sport of the popular Rheingold variety has more intense coloration and is less prone to splitting. No pruning is necessary to maintain its compact, rounded form. Perfect for massing in the landscape foundation or as a rock garden specimen.

Bloom/Feature

Bright golden spring foliage and fantastic deep red fall color

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

4, 5, 6, 7

Zone Detail

-40°F

Key Features

Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

None

Use

Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Tolerates a wide range

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

2-4' H x 2-4' W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants