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Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'

Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku' - Chinese Juniper

More About Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'

  • Dwarf, irregular, vase-shaped growth habit
  • Scale-like, gray-green to dull dark green needles are soft to the touch
  • Develops an attractive, flaking bark with age
  • Great for rock gardens, bonsai, or topiary

Interesting Notes:

Shimpaku Juniper is a popular bonsai plant.

Zone:

3

Height:

30-80 cm

Spread:

50-150 cm
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Shimpaku Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Shimpaku Juniper is best grown in an average to rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Thrives in full sun or partial shade.


Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Dwarf
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Topiary

 Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'