Thuja occidentalis 'Fire Chief'

Globe Arborvitae

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Nearly perfectly globe shaped evergreen
  • Finely textured, bright golden spring foliage
  • Very slow growing variety
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Full Sun
Full Sun

Interesting Notes about Globe Arborvitae:

 Fantastic autumn colors of deep red  a worthy choice for a rock garden, as a specimen or as an accent plant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained, organically enriched soil. Feed in spring with organic fertilizer according to package directions. No pruning is necessary to maintain the compact, rounded form

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 3-4 ft
Price Level 1: $39.99~#2
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Focal Point
  • Container
  • Specimen
  • Evergreen
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Rock Garden


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained