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Juniperus × pfitzeriana

Description

A compact evergreen in the Cupressaceae family that works well as a hedge, a fountaion planting, in a rock garden or as a spreading groundcover.  Juniperus x pfitzeriana is a hybrid that includes certain cultivars that are crosses between Juniperus chinensis and Juniperus sabina.  Foliage is frangrant when crushed.  Tolerates, drought, eosion, dry, shallow-rocky or clay soil, and air pollution.  Pruning helps to maintain its compact habit. 

Seasons of Interest:

    Foliage: Winter

Wildlife Value:  Reitisant to damage by deer.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. Occasional insect pests include aphids, bagworms, webworms and scale. Junipers are generally susceptible to tip and needle blights. Cedar-apple rust and related rust diseases spend part of their life cycle on junipers. Root rot may occur, particularly in wet, poorly drained soils. Canker may attack bark or main stems. 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#fragrant#evergreen#drought tolerant#winter interest#hedge#clay soil#air pollution#deer resistant#Rock gardens
Cultivars:
Tags:
#fragrant#evergreen#drought tolerant#winter interest#hedge#clay soil#air pollution#deer resistant#Rock gardens
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ground Cover
    Shrub
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Hedge
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer