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Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' /Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'   / Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
An excellent low spreading ground cover juniper
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An excellent low spreading ground cover juniper

Specimen in a nursery container

Nursery plants growing in three gallon containers

Low creeping ground cover

Summer foliage

Ground covering growth

Typical ground cover growth from the Japanese garden juniper

Low growing, spreading form

Handsome green foliage

Close-up view of foliage

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Scientific Name: Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
Common Name: Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Foliage is bright green in summer and purplish in winter on this ground hugging juniper. A primary use in the landscape is as a ground cover, particularly in small areas. It is widely used as a bonsai specimen. It is also effective cascading over a wall.