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Common Name: Creeping Juniper

Species Name: Juniperus horizontalis

Family Name: Cupressaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 8-foot diameter, 2-foot height
    • Leaves: Two types; scale-like, soft-textured, glaucous, 1/6 inch long, or awl-shaped in opposite pairs



Soil Preference Adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Heat and drought tolerant ground cover for full sun sites; ‘Blue Rug’ is a popular prostrate cultivar and there are many other cultivars available


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