Juniper: Gold Tip Pfitzer
This fast-growing evergreen transforms into bluish green foliage accented with golden tips. Its upright growth habit can be easily trained into other forms reaching 4-5 feet tall (6-8 feet wide). Best performs as groundcover, medium-sized shrub, hedge, windbreak, screen, and topiary.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
This easy-to-grow, hardy evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Once mature, shearing is recommended annually to maintain desired shape.