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Mountain Juniper

Juniperus communis var. montana (var. jackii)

Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us kom-MU-nis MON-tah-nuh
SKU #08490
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Deep green needles on whipcord-like branches each have a prominent silver-blue band creating a natural low groundcover with an interesting texture. A rugged, low-growing evergreen shrub for slopes, rock gardens or any well-drained, sunny location. May be trained as a bonsai specimen or into upright forms for vertical accent.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches just 3 to 6 in. tall, spreading 3 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care Highly adaptable and easy to grow in average well-drained soils, even poor, rocky soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Control weeds until plants have filled in. Feed in early spring. Prune only as needed to maintain desired shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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