San Jose Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'San Jose'

Item 4845


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USDA Zone:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

An extremely versatile conifer that can easily be used as a low border, groundcover, or container plant. Stiff, irregular branches with attractive, scaled, sage green foliage make this an excellent choice for training as a bonsai or other topiary form. Evergreen.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 6 to 9 ft. wide, in natural form.
Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis 'San Jose'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Bloom Time: Conifer; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary ,   Mediterranean ,   Rustic
Design Ideas: Here is a very easy, low growing plant that fills a dozen uses. A super groundcover for slopes or large borders. Its beauty is revealed when trained as an Asian garden bonsai or topiary form and planted in a lovely, square ceramic pot. Ideal for cascading over the edges of raised planters or to grow around hillside rocks and boulders. Excellent in small city gardens for evergreen sculptural quality.

Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

Customer Reviews

San Jose Junipers
by Charles, June 13, 2016

All my plants arrived in very good condition and excellent health. I will definitely order more from Monrovia as I have needs. Highly recommend using them for ordering your plants.

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