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Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' - Blue Chip Juniper - Photo courtesy of Van Belle Nursery Inc.

Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' - Blue Chip Juniper - Photo courtesy of Van Belle Nursery Inc.

More About Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

  • Low, spreading form with vertical branchlets
  • Features silver-blue summer foliage
  • Fall to winter foliage becomes purple on the tips
  • Use as a ground cover or for mass plantings

Zone:

3

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

150-200 cm
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Blue Chip Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Once established, junipers require little water. They will also tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions and require corrective pruning once a year. Spreading junipers present a low maintenance option to prevent erosion on hillsides.


Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Prostrate
Compact
Spreading

Foliage Color

Silver
Blue
Purple

 Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'