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Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'

BLUE CHIP JUNIPER

Buy Blue Chip Juniper online. Low, mounding exceptional evergreen, soft, silver-blue foliage holds color well and turns purple in winter. Good tough evergreen groundcover.

Height:

8-10 Inches

Spread:

6-10 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
  • Exfoliating
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Blue
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Blue
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Blue
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Blue
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Erosion Control
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Groundcover
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Juniperus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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