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Scientific Name: Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
Pronunciation: joo-NIP-ur-us pro-KUM-benz
Common Name: dwarf Japanese garden juniper, green mound weeping juniper
Family Name: Cupressaceae
Plant Type: Conifer, Ground cover
Key ID Features: Shrub spreading/trailing over wall, (upright growth in tiny location); leaves mostly awl-like/pointy (boat-shaped needle part), in whorles of 3 with very short internodes.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Specimen plant
Additional Info: Google
dwarf Japanese garden juniper, green mound weeping juniper
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Needle-like
Arrangement: Whorled
Texture/ Venation: Prickly
Colour in Fall: Bluish, Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Linear
Apices: Acuminate

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Dioecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Brown, Green
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr
Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Black, Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy, rarely found on cultivated plants
Bark Morphology: Showy, Smooth
Bark or Stem Colour: Dark brown

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Heart rot, Leaf miner insect, Mites, Rust, Scale insects, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant )
Specific Pests: Gymnosporangium rust ; Phomopsis twig blight
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