1' x 1.5' x 4' - 5'
Adverse Growth Factors
Description and Cultural Plant Tips
This is a very hardy, slightly mounded, low gowing juniper with dense, grass-green foliage. It can be used as a foundation plant, on slopes for erosion control, as a lawn replacement, in an entry way, or along a parking strip. It is less susceptible to Juniper Blight than other junipers
Plant slightly above soil grade in any well-drained soils in full sun. Adding compost to the soil will improve the initial growth rate of the plant and improve drainage. Water well after planting. Mulch around plant in a 2' - 3' diameter.
Junipers have few pests or diseases. It is susceptible to spider mites but this more resistant to Juniper Blight than other varieties. Check the UC IPM website for treatment options.
Master Gardener Comments
J. sabina 'Blue Forest' - upturned , ascending, blue foliaged branches to 18 inches high. More resistant to Juniper Blight then other varietals.
J. sabina 'Buffalo' - bright green, feathery foliage to 1 foot tall and 8 feet wide