The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 8
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
My Current Zone
It's juniper berries that give gin its characteristic flavor, and it's berries that make Gin Fizz® juniper extra special. This beautiful, pyramidal evergreen develops a very heavy crop of blue-green fruits that contribute to a delightfully textured, colorful look in the landscape. It makes a striking specimen or can be used to create a lush hedge for year-round coverage and privacy. Thrives in full sun and resists deer.
Top reasons to grow Gin Fizz juniper:
- Sets far more fruit than other junipers for a very ornamental display
- A sun loving, deer resistant alternative to arborvitaeProduces BerriesWinter InterestAttracts:BirdsResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:TallGarden Height:120 - 216 InchesSpacing:84 - 120 InchesSpread:84 - 120 InchesFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:LowUses:Border PlantUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Large, pyramidal evergreens like Gin Fizz juniper add strong, year-round structure to the landscape. This is a nice option for hedging in sunny, dry spots, or where deer are an issue.Maintenance Notes:
Little pruning or maintenance is needed. Can be trimmed as desired - avoid cutting into thick, woody stems, as recovery from such cuts is slow.Gin Fizz® Juniperus chinensis 'RIKAG' USPPAF, Can PBRAF