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Thuja occidentalis 'Congabe'

Arborvitae - Fire Chief™

$21.45

A durable orange globe arborvitae. Fire Chief™ arborvitae is a sport of 'Rheingold' with much brighter spring foliage and a deeper red tinge to the new growth all season. It is also less prone to splitting. Use it to add bright, year-round color to landscapes..

Key Plant Details

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Planting Zones:

5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Soil Type:

Clay, Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

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Moisture:

Wet

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

4-5 feet in height, 4-5 foot spread

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Annual Growth Rate:

Fast

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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Shop By Use:

Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Tolerates heat and drought once established. Keep watered after pruning to minimize browning; this is also an effective strategy to minimize winter damage to foliage in cold areas.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Does not strictly require pruning, though it does tolerate it well. Prune in spring before new growth begins.

Care Tips - Soil:

Adaptable in terms of pH; best growth is in moderately moist, cool, fertile soils.

Care Tips - Uses:

Mixed borders; foundation plantings; specimen.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

5-9