• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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.
    Special features:Easy Care
    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
    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.