Genus Juniperus can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs or trees with aromatic, scale-like or sharply pointed awl-shaped leaves, and small globose fruits. This genus has 53 species and occupies a huge ecological and geographical range across the northern hemisphere. Junipers are found in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, Central America, W India, the Canary Islands, and from sub-Arctic tundra, in the north to semi-desert in the tropics, reaching the limits of most higher plants of many alpine mountains.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Juniperus chinensis ‘Stricta’ is a tall tree with a dense, narrow, conical habit and prickly dark green-greyish aromatic needles. Junipers are easy, low-maintenance woody evergreen shrub which prefer full sun and are not fussy about soil conditions. Perfect for adding a vertical dimension to borders or beds.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4-8m. Ultimate Spread: 1-4m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.