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Juniperus communis 'Prostrata'

Prostrate Common Juniper

Juniper

Comments

A broadly arching attractive evergreen groundcover shrub with sharp green needles all season long, good winter color; extremely adaptable to poor soils and dry locations, very hardy; makes an excellent massed groundcover

Description

A broadly arching attractive evergreen groundcover shrub with sharp green needles all season long, good winter color; extremely adaptable to poor soils and dry locations, very hardy; makes an excellent massed groundcover

Landscape Attributes

Prostrate Common Juniper is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Prostrate Common Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Prostrate Common Juniper will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

3b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

24 inches

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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