Does Icee Blue juniper put down new roots as it grows? - Knowledgebase Question

Clifton, VA
Question by dannydyess
September 25, 2005
I have a steep slope that I want to put ground cover on. I visited a local nursery and explained that I wanted an

Answer from NGA
September 25, 2005


Spreading junipers typically develop roots on the stems that make contact with the soil. As long as you don't use weed barrier or rocks as a cover over the soil, the stems of your juniper will root. This will result in a thick, dense groundcover.

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