Also known as
Sabina, Savin, Spanish savin juniper, Juniper
Savin Juniper Overview
This species is a spreading shrub; it will grow to about 3.5m in height and 3-4.5m wide in its native mountains. It will produce flaking reddish brown bark and deep green scale-like leaves. The berries produced are blue-black. Grow in full sun which is essential. Give it good drainage and fertile soil.
How to propagate Savin Juniper
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Savin Juniper
Other uses of Savin Juniper
Banks, specimen, ornamental, hedging, rock garden