Plant Library

Arborvitae Fire Chief

Common Name: Arborvitae

Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis 'Fire Chief'

Variety: Fire Chief

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: 4 to 8

Exposure: Sun to Part Sun

Mature Height: 3'

Mature Width: 3'

Notes: Nearly perfectly globe-shaped shrub with fine, bright golden spring foliage and fantastic deep red fall color. This sport of the popular Rheingold has deeper color and is less prone to splitting. A slow-growing, low maintenance evergreen perfect for massing in a landscape foundation or as a rock garden specimen.