Creeping Juniper (Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 6b
Plant Height: 1 foot
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Dioecious

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Location: Pottstown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2018-09-30curved mass at hospital
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Location: Pottstown, PennsylvaniaDate: 2018-09-30foliage
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Comments:
Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Sep 5, 2018 7:32 PM

'Blue Chip' is a somewhat common cultivar that was selected by Hill Nursery Company in Dundee, Illinois because of its low habit of 8 to 12 inches high, its good blue color, and a nice aspect of vertical branchlets arranged in rows. Its seed source probably is from Denmark.

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