Fire Chief™ Globe Arborvitae

Thuja occidentalis 'Congabe' PP #19,009

SKU
04744
A nearly perfectly globe-shaped shrub with fine, bright gold 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.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationTHOO-yuh ok-si-den-TAY-lis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall and wide in 10 years; 4 ft. tall and wide at maturity.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Daylily (Hydrangea); Juniper (Juniperus); Lilac (Syringa); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Thrives in deep, enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soil; dislikes dry conditions. Mulch around root zone and shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. No pruning needed to maintain compact, rounded form.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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