|Description||The semi vase-shaped form, with a somewhat spreading habit, adapts easily to most plantings; a wonderful evergreen background for other plant colors.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Does not flower|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing to 4 to 6 ft. high, 5 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||Savin Juniper is upright with horizontal branching that takes well to long narrow planters. It can be used as a divider between close driveways, where it stands up to the worst treatment. Can be grouped in threes to fives for an island of foliage surrounded by more seasonal plantings. With its moderate height, it will never grow too tall to see over when planted as a hedge. An excellent choice for very cold winter regions, where evergreen color in the dormant season is rare.|
|Companion Plants||Combine Savin with hardy evergreen trees that have a conical habit such as Chattanooga Blue Spruce (Picea pungens 'Chattanooga') or Green Columnar Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Columnaris') for a golden vertical accent. Combine with the big bright-berried Yukon BelleTM Pyracantha (Pyracantha angustifolia 'Monon') or, for foliar contrast year-round, try the bronze-leafed Sparkle Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii 'Sparkle').|
|Care||Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.