Juniperus chinensis


USPP 31,704; CBRAF

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  • Appealing texture
  • Easy to grow
  • Evergreen

Lovely texture in a durable groundcover. 

Montana Moss® juniper brings a refreshing blue-green tone to groundcover junipers. Its moss-like foliage is soft to the touch; its ability to withstand deer, drought, heat, and sun makes it a new go-to choice for those who need tough evergreen groundcovers.

USDA Zone 4 - 9 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 2 - 4'

Width 3 - 5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Well-drained soil is imperative; can tolerate dry conditions and poor soils.

Pruning Pruning is not typically required as a matter of course; prune to shape or to control spread as needed.

Uses Mass plantings, specimen plant.

Growing Tips Tolerates hot, dry, sunny locations and urban sites.