A distinctive landscape evergreen for color effect, featuring showy reddish foliage at the tips when grown in full sun; tends to be more greenish-orange when shaded; excellent for color accent use in home gardens and landscapes; protect from drying winds.
Fire Chief Arborvitae has attractive indian red-tipped green foliage which emerges red in spring. The needles are highly ornamental and remain green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.
Fire Chief Arborvitae is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Fire Chief Arborvitae is recommended for the following landscape applications;