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 communis ‘Spotty Spreader’ is an uncommon form of the common juniper has splashes of creamy yellow among the grey green foliage. The low horizontal growing habit of this juniper is also quite attractive. This specimen had been grafted on a short standard to wonderful effect. Prefers sun to mostly sun and after it is established, is quite drought tolerant.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green - grey needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 0.5m. Ultimate Spread: 0.5m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.