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Juniperus Horizontalis

Botanical Name:

Juniperus horizontalis

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Dry, rocky soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Conifers, Shrubs, Shrub

Lifespan

Woody, Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Male cones have a cluster of yellowish stamens up to 5 mm. long. Female cones have a cluster of small scales during their first year. Wind pollinated. Appear late spring or summer.

Fruit

Blue 2 to 3-seeded berry-like cone on recurved stalks appear the second year after pollination. They are less than 1/2 inch wide. May or may not be present on cultivars.

Taxonomy

Order

Cupressales

Family

Juniperus - Junipers

Genus

Juniperus

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