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Juniperus communis compressa

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Juniperus communis compressa - Compressa Juniper

More About Juniperus communis compressa

  • Very tight, cigar-shaped, slow-growing upright
  • Open-scale texture on mature growth and closed on juvenile foliage
  • Light green needles with light blue bars on the upper surfaces
  • Use as vertical impact in small gardens
  • Reputedly only grows 60cm in 10 years

Zone:

4

Height:

90-100 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm
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Compressa Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

This specimen needs almost no pruning and tolerates a variety of soils and conditions. It is an extremely narrow cultivar making it useful for planting in a tight area.


Juniperus communis compressa Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Xeriscape

Habit

Dwarf
Compact
Columnar
Upright

Foliage Color

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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