Juniper Pfitzer Compacta
Juniperus x pfitzeriana is a hybrid designation that includes certain cultivars that are crosses between Juniperus chinensis and Juniperus sabina. Such cultivars in the Pfitzer Group are sometimes commonly called pfitzer juniper.Genus name comes from the Latin name for the juniper.‘Kallay’s Compact’ is a dwarf, shrubby, pfitzer-type juniper that typically grows to only 3’ tall but spreads to 6’ wide with horizontally-spreading branching that forms a somewhat flat top. Adult, scale-like, medium green needles are soft to the touch. Foliage is attractive year round. Foliage is fragrant when crushed. Pollinated female plants produce fleshy seed cones (whitish-blue berries) that generally acquire brown tones as they mature over two years. Synonymous with and sometimes listed as J. chinensis ‘Kallay’s Compact’ and J. x media ‘Kallay’s Compact’.