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Juniperus horizontalis Wiltonii

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Juniperus horizontalis Wiltonii Creeping Juniper, Creeping Cedar, Conifer, Prostrate Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Conifers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

A dense, ground hugging conifer with a prostrate habit. The soft, needle-like silver-blue foliage forms a dense mat and acts as weed suppressant. Grows approx. 10-15cm tall and can slowly spread to 1.8-2.5m wide. This hardy plant is useful for windy, exposed sites. Ideal for mixed conifer gardens, rockeries, retaining walls and Winter interest.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites, Sooty Mould

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Blue, Silver
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High