Juniperus × pfitzeriana 'Hetzii'
'Hetzii' is a medium to large shrub, with widespread, rather ascending branches and mostly glaucous foliage, reasonably soft to the touch. Cones are small, to 5mm, round
Other common namespencil cedar 'Hetzii'
SynonymsJuniperus virginiana 'Hetzii'
Juniperus × media 'Hetzii'
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Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Columnar upright
- Potentially harmful
- Foliage may cause skin irritation. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
Juniperus can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs or trees with aromatic, scale-like or sharply pointed awl-shaped leaves, and small globose fruits
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in any well-drained soil. Good for chalky or sandy soils and are useful in hot sunny sites
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
No pruning required; junipers need little if any pruning
May be affected by a canker
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