Hardy Evergreen with Distinct FoliageFire Chief Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis ‘Fire Chief’, is an evergreen plant that displays distinctive foliage coloration which is reddish at the tips when grown under full sun conditions. When grown in shaded locations the foliage is more green in coloration. It has a rounded growth habit and good winter hardiness. It can mature to 3′-5′ with an equal spread.The Fire Chief Arborvitae is well suited for providing attractive and colorful ornamentation. It resists sun and winter burning.Fire Chief Arborvitae provides food and shelter for wildlife. White-tailed deer, snowshoe hares, and porcupines heavily browse the foliage. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Somewhat wide range of soil tolerance, but prefers moist, well-drained loams. Intolerant of dry conditions.The Fire Chief Arborvitae is best in full sun, but generally appreciates some light afternoon shade in hot summer climate.* Red Tips on Evergreen Plant* Full Sun to Light Shade* Rounded Growth Form.
Naturally Rounded, Dense EvergreenThe Hetz Midget Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’, is a dense, slow growing evergreen that requires no shearing to maintain its naturally round, globe form.Being one of the smallest miniature landscape evergreens, with a very neat and tidy 3 to 4 feet form, Hetz Midget Arborvitae can be used in a front row of layered foundation plantings or as an accent or border in perennial beds. It also make a great informal hedge.It has fine rich green foliage during the summer that takes on a purple cast in the winter months. This arborvitae prefers sun to partial shade, moist, well-drained soil, and protection from strong winds.The Hetz Midget Arborvitae is identified primarily by unique flat and filigree sprays made up of tiny, scaly leaves. The tree loves limestone areas and can take full sun to light shade.Being a very tough and durable plant, Hetz Midget Arborvitae makes a popular accent plant for mixed borders or containers!*Globe Form*Purple Cast in Autumn*Full Sun and Loves Limestone Soil .