Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’

Botanical Name: Juniperus horizentalis ‘Blue Chip’

Phonetic: June-i-per-us hor-i-zon-tal-iss

Common Name(s): Blue Chip Juniper

Family: Cupressaceae
Origin: North America
Plant Type: Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Scale-like
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Deep emerald green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Fine
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Full sun to part shade (in hot and dry areas)
USDA: 3-9
Climate Zone(s): 1-9, 14-24
Growth Rate: Slow              
Height: 12 Inches
Spread: 6-8 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Relatively pest free
Soil: Very adaptable, slightly acidic, well-drained soils

Features: Low growing shrub, foliage creates a dense feathery effect
Uses: Woodland gardens, Asian style gardens, mass plantings, ground cover

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