The Q&A Archives: Does Icee Blue juniper put down new roots as it grows?

Questioner's Location: Clifton, VA
Date: September 25, 2005

Question: 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: 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.

Best wishes with your landscape!

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