MONTANA MOSS®

Juniper

Juniperus chinensis

'SMNJCHM'

USPP 31,704; CBRAF

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  • Appealing texture
  • Easy to grow
  • Evergreen
Description

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)
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.