Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us sa-BI-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 1 ft. tall, spreading 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A great groundcover or rock-garden plant for difficult conditions. Because it is a shrub, you can plant it through weed blocking fabric . Thrives in rocky soils, mountainous conditions and where the soil is thin. Use on slopes for coverage or erosion control. Allow it to drape off retaining walls or cover unsightly transition zones at the edges of paving. With its prostrate habit and slow growth, it is also a candidate for potted bonsai. Excellent deer resistance.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Plant|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7