• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 15 in. tall, spreading up to 5 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Colorful and Carefree
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 15 in. tall, spreading up to 5 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    Lore:
    Juniperus chinensis 'Daub's Frosted' is also known as Juniperus x media or Juniperus x pfitzeriana, the latter of which is a hybrid designation given to some cultivars that are crosses between Juniperus chinensis and Juniperus sabina.