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Cultural Details for Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Common Name:
Blue Pacific Shore Juniper

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Dioecious, inconspicuous

Fruit Details:
Cones subglobose abundant, flat at base, 0.33-0.5" across, dark blue or bluish black, bloomy at maturity.

Fall Color:
Often bronze-green in winter, bright bluish green in summer

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Dieback in large scale plantings in the South

Native Habitat:
Sea coast of Japan, 1915

Other Features:
Lovely draped over a wall; or as a low ground cover

Culture and Care:
Tolerant of poor soils, especially adapted to plantings in sandy soils of the sea- shore; full sun; does not tolerate excess moisture; Zone 6 to 9

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 9, Bed 144, Bed 145

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.