JUNIPERUS

Commonly known as Juniper

Well-known for its essential oil and culinary use (gin - from the Dutch genever) as well as its ornamental use as a garden plant in many forms from trees to rockery subjects.

Genus of 50-60 species of coniferous, evergreen shrubs and tall trees from dry forests and hillsides throughout the northern hemisphere.

J. communis is the UK native, found on moors, chalk downland, birch and pinewoods. A possible subspecies, hemisphaerica, very rare and on the Lizard peninsula is being propagated.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Trees and shrubs. Juvenile leaves usually needle-like, adult leaves scale-like.
  • Conifer
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree

Buy Varieties of JUNIPERUS

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JUNIPERUS communis 'Compressa'

JUNIPERUS communis 'Compressa'

Common juniper, Noah's ark juniper

miniature pencil-shaped conifer ideal for rock gardens

 
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JUNIPERUS communis 'Repanda'

JUNIPERUS communis 'Repanda'

Common juniper

green prostrate, good ground cover

 
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JUNIPERUS horizontalis 'Limeglow'

JUNIPERUS horizontalis 'Limeglow'

Juniper

vibrant greenish-yellow foliage in spring turning through orange-yellow in autumn and bronze in winter

 
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JUNIPERUS x media 'Carbery Gold

JUNIPERUS x media 'Carbery Gold

Juniper

low and dense habit, foliage a striking greenish-yellow

 
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JUNIPERUS procumbens 'Nana'

JUNIPERUS procumbens 'Nana'

Bonin Island juniper

grey-green foliage. Forms a dense mat

 
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JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

Rocky Mountain juniper

narrow columnar habit and striking blue grey colour

 
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JUNIPERUS squamata 'Blue Carpet'

JUNIPERUS squamata 'Blue Carpet'

Flaky juniper, Scaly-leaved Nepal juniper

low growing spreading branches, blue grey foliage

 
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JUNIPERUS virginiana 'Blue Arrow'

JUNIPERUS virginiana 'Blue Arrow'

Eastern red cedar, Pencil juniper

an even more striking habit and colour than 'Skyrocket'

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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