Pfitzer juniper (Juniperus x pfitzeriana)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Pfitzer juniper
Pfitzer juniper Pfitzer juniper
Pfitzer juniper (Juniperus x pfitzeriana)

Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
6 to 12 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
8 to 10 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Flower Flower
Fruit Fruit
Evergreen Evergreen
Native to WI Native to WI
Additional Information Additional Information
hybrid; rigid, wide-spreading, upright shrub with ascending branches; 6-12’ tall; 8-10’ wide (depends on cultivar); many, smaller, dwarf cultivars and gold leaf forms are available; moderate to fast grower; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; heat, drought, urban, and air pollution tolerant; intolerant to poorly drained soil; resistant to cedar apple rust; do not shear; hardy to zone 4a

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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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