Sargent Juniper Characteristics
Sargent Juniper are low-growing evergreen shrubs that are a very popular landscaping option in Pennsylvania. These shrubs are dioecious, meaning that individual plants are either male or female. Berries are only produced on female plants when the flowers have been pollinated by male plants. The berries are attractive to birds.
Sargent Juniper rarely have serious disease or insect issues. Occasionally, needle blight, tip blight, and cedar apple rust may occur. Insect visitors include bagworms, webworms, and scale. Root rot is common in poorly drained soils.