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Juniperus communis var. 'Depressa'

Also called Canadian Juniper


Juniperus communis 'Depressa' - Depressa Juniper

More About Juniperus communis var. 'Depressa'

  • Low spreading habit with upwardly ascending branch tips
  • Gray-green to blue-green, awl-like needles
  • Foliage turns a brownish colour in the winter
  • Great as a ground cover in natural landscapes

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

80-125 cm

Spread:

100-150 cm
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Depressa Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Depressa' is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, however, it will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, making it ideal for a low-water garden or xeriscaping.


Juniperus communis var. 'Depressa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Habit

Spreading
Trailing

Foliage Color

Gray
Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus communis var. 'Depressa'