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Thuja occidentalis 'Fire Chief'

Fire Chief' American arborvitae

Fire Chief' American arborvitae

Format

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • N/A

  • Colorful foliage
  • Evergreen
  • Dense foliage
  • rounded port
  • Red highlights

Dwarf conifer, rounded habit, distinctive green-lime foliage with red hues. Perfect for foundations, borders, rockeries. Minimal maintenance, year-round color.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
36 - 48 in.
Spread
36 - 48 in.
Height
36 - 48 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Rounded

Flowering colours:

  • N/A

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Prefers well-drained soil. Water regularly during dry periods to keep the soil slightly moist
  • especially during hot periods. However
  • it is essential not to let the soil become constantly soggy
  • as excess moisture can lead to root problems.

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Pruning should be done in the new growth in late June
  • if necessary.

Soil requirement:

  • Moderately rich
  • moist soils

Features

Resistance:

  • Clay soil

Attract:

  • Birds

Use:

  • Clump
  • Hedge
  • Landscaping
  • Isolated
  • Flowerbeds

Attribute:

  • Evergreen foliage

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