Thuja Fire Chief

Thuja occidentalis 'Congabe' Plant Patent #19,009

Growzone: 5-8

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This Plants Growzone: 5-8
Growing Zone: 5-8
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature width: 3 to 4 feet
Classification: evergreen shrub
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Densely branched, Mounding
Foliage: Bright Gold changing to Deep Red
Pruning Season: Prune in late spring to maintain shape
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Require: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as in the mixed border, foundations, or planted in mass.

Thuja Fire Chief Evergreen Shrubs for Sale Online


Thuja Fire Chief has bright golden spring foliage and fantastic deep red fall color. Its textual variance is sure to add personality to any landscape.


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Low Maintenance Thuja Fire Chief Shrubs

There are so many uses for this charming arborvitae. A soft and lacy textured plant, Thuja Fire Chief forms a perfect round ball. Perfect for foundation plantings, as low hedges, or in borders. Also does well in containers! Reaching just 3-4′ over time, Thuja Fire Chief requires little to no pruning, making this the perfect, minimal care, landscape plant.


Planting Information

We suggest when planting your newly purchased Thuja Fire Chief that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Thuja Fire Chief to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occuring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.


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