Sea green juniper is a needled evergreen that is easy to grow and maintain. Perhaps best of all, it holds its lush foliage through winter. Many people say it actually gets greener as the days grow colder.
Well-drained soil and full sun will get you the best results with this compact shrub. Enjoy year-round green against your home’s foundation, along walkways, in a rock garden, or anywhere that could use ground cover.
Did You Know?
Sea green juniper is able to tolerate many air pollutants, a lesser-stated benefit that makes it ideal for densely populated places like New Jersey.
Other Fun Facts About Sea Green Juniper
- Sea green juniper grows 4-6 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide.
- Sea green juniper is resistant to most plant diseases and insects.
- In the Himalayas at an altitude of 16,000 feet, a juniper forest makes one of the highest tree lines on the planet.
- Juniper berries are a main ingredient in gin. In fact, the name, “gin,” itself comes from the Dutch word for juniper, “jenever.”