Juniperus sabina 'Broadmoor'Item #5160 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
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This dense mound of graceful, spreading branches is an excellent choice for a large scale groundcover or an accent to a rock garden. The bright green foliage has excellent wind resistance, and is ideal for coastal conditions. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreading 4 to 6 ft. or more.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us sa-BI-naDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, spreading 4 to 6 ft. or more.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Design IdeasThough persistent winds bother some plants, Broadmoor takes them in stride. Plant as a filler in beds and borders, use in a single mass for erosion control or in poor soils. Unusual bright green plant spreads well enough to be treated as groundcover. Just high enough to create a windscreen for exposed patios and decks. Also a good choice on top of low retaining walls, where it will spread enough to engulf themCompanion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Clematis (Clematis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta)
- CareCare InformationAdaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Space 5 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until plants fill in. Fertilize in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.