Gin Fizz® Juniperus chinensis
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).
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' USPP 31,994, Can PBRAF