Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow grower 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Hedge Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-ka mi-kro-FIL-a
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 20
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow grower 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Flower color:Green
Design IdeasHere's the charming little hedge of your dreams without the off-color of boxwoods in drier climates. Grow in single or double alternating row hedges to accentuate formal beds and parterres. Also may be used as individuals sheared into mini cones or spheres.
Care Information
Easily grown in well-drained soils. Best with full sun in humid climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Shear occasionally for a neat appearance.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.