Juniperus × pfitzeriana 'Sea Green'

Tried and Trouble-free Recommended by 5 Professionals
Common Name: Chinese juniper
Type: Needled evergreen
Family: Cupressaceae
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Spread: 6.00 to 8.00 feet
Bloom Time: Non-flowering
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Hedge
Leaf: Fragrant, Evergreen
Attracts: Birds
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Air Pollution


Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of a wide variety of soils and some drought. Also tolerant of many city air pollutants. Intolerant of wet soils.

Noteworthy Characteristics

This juniper cultivar is a compact, evergreen shrub with a fountain-like, arching habit. Typically grows 4-6' high and to 8' wide. Features dark green foliage (may turn darker in winter) which is attractive year-round.


Susceptible to blight (dieback of stems and twigs), particularly in wet spring weather. Resistant to cedar apple rust.

Garden Uses

Foundation plant, hedge or specimen.