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JUNIPERUS squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Commonly known as Flaky juniper, Scaly-leaved Nepal juniper

Low growing spreading branches, blue grey foliage
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  • Evergreen - sharply-pointed, entirely juvenile leaves.
  • Height - 40cm (16in)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Conifer
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - prostrate. Flaky, rusty-brown bark.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - light dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - creates a fast-growing, steel-blue mat of dense, prickly foliage.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, webber moth caterpillars, twig blight, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - northeastern Afghanistan, Himalayas, western and central China.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Blue -
  • Leaf shape - Acicular - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - - including chalky or sandy soils.
40cm (16in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  1m (39in)

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