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Savin Juniper

Juniperus sabina

Evergreen: Juniper (Spreading)

Height: 3-4′ Width: 5-7′
Sun: Full to Part Sun Zone: 3

Deep green, soft, evergreen foliage on vase-shaped branches with an upright spreading form. Holds its colour year round. Tiny ornamental, blue, berry-like cones. Shade tolerant. Very hardy, moderate to fast growing evergreen that is great for a low hedge, foundations or mass plantings. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and is drought and Chinook tolerant once established; does not do well in standing water. Water regularly while establishing because they have a shallow root system. Benefits from extra water in fall to reduce damage from winter drying. Fertilize in spring with a good compost or all purpose fertilizer before new growth emerges. Little pruning needed: new growth can be tipped back lightly while actively growing in late spring/early summer to encourage more dense, tidy growth: do not to cut too far back into woody undergrowth (past where there is no green growth) as foliage will not regrow there. To correct shape, prune side branches in late winter/early spring before new growth emerges. Severe pruning is not recommended; dead branches can be pruned anytime.

Available in select potted sizes.