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Juniperus sabina 'Skandia'

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jew-NIP-er-us sah-BY-nah
Description

Savin Juniper is a low growing needled evergreen in the cypress family that is native to Europe. The bright green scale-like foliage is attractive and grows to 1 foot tall and 6-8 feet wide.

It is easy to grow and tolerant of a wide variety of soils except for poorly drained ones. It is drought tolerant once established. Use in the rock garden, on slopes for erosion control and as a ground cover.

 

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#drought tolerant#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    sabina
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
    Wildlife Value:
    Deer resistant
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Prostrate
    Spreading
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    No flowers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Scale-like foliage
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Slope/Bank
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Erosion
    Pollution
    Rabbits