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Juniperus horizontalis 'Procumbens'/Dwarf Creeping Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis 'Procumbens' / Juniperus horizontalis 'Procumbens'
Mass planting of this low growing, creeping juniper
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Mass planting of this low growing, creeping juniper

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Scientific Name: Juniperus horizontalis 'Procumbens'
Common Name: Dwarf Creeping Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: Hugs the ground when given adequate space or mounds when it becomes crowded. Phomopsis blight attacks most junipers, but can be controlled by use of fungicides. Best used as a ground cover in full sunlight.