University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Ornamentals

Pfitzer Juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. chinensis 'Pfitzerana')

An evergreen coniferous shrub with a spreading horizontal growth habit. The tips of the branches point outwards. Leaves are small, grey-green, scale-like and are tightly compressed in whorls. The fruit is produced close to the stem, blue-black and round. Grows to 6 feet with feathery branches and a flat appearance on top.