Juniper: Calgary Carpet Latin Name: juniperus sabina ‘Calgary carpet’ (monna)
The Basics This durable, hardy evergreen has soft, bright green foliage. It has a low-spreading growth habit with full center that spreads 4-6 feet wide(12 inches tall). Best performs as low-growing accent shrub, mass planting, and along sidewalks.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-7
The Care This low maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is recommended only at early stages of growth to encourage branching. Pruning older branches may not encourage new growth.