Juniper: Sea Green Latin Name: juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’
The Basics This compacted evergreen shrub has upright bright green, fine-textured foliage that forms a natural vase-shape. Its rapid growth exhibits a fountain-like growth habit reaching 4-6 feet tall(6-8 feet wide). Ideally used as accent plants, borders, windbreaks and screens.
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: 4-9
The Care This low-maintenance, hardy 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. Once mature, shearing is recommended annually to maintain desired shape.