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Cultural Details for Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Common Name:
Nana Japgarden Juniper

Growth Rate:
Slow, may cover 10' diameter area in 10 years

Average Mature Height:
2-2.5'

Average Mature Width:
10-12'

Flower Details:
Dioecious, staminate yellow

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Bluish green, slightly purple in winter

Bark Details:
Needs full sun, tolerant of many soils, thrives under adverse conditions, needs open space, thrives well on calcareous soils

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Phomopsis can be a problem.

Native Habitat:
Mountains of Japan, 1843

Other Features:
MALE plant.

Culture and Care:
Tolerant of many soils, beautiful foliage in full sun. Can be pruned to retain size.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 13

    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. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu