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Holger's Juniper

Juniperus squamata 'Holger'

An attractive accent for the garden. The densely branched spreading form displays two toned foliage crested when new growth appears yellow, backed by the deep blue-green mature foliage. Evergreen.
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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us skwah-MAH-ta
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, spreading, flat topped form to 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis is a wide, medium-height plant that makes a broad hedge capable of separating different 'rooms' of the garden without blocking light or view. A perfect foundation plant that won't need topping. Excellent in tough conditions along streets or driveways. Adds relief in stands of very low-growing Juniper groundcovers, where the accent color of the foliage stands out boldly in contrast.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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