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Shimpaku Juniper - Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'
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Shimpaku Juniper - Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'

Cupressaceae Juniperus Chinensis Shimpaku

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Grows InZone 3A · -40° to -35° F through Zone 9B · 25° to 30° F
Grows in Fairfield! (Learn More)
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDeer Resistant, Drought, Insect, Disease, Mildew, Heat
Foliage ColorMedium Green, Dark Green
Average Height2' to 3'
Average Width4' to 6'
AttractsVisual Attention
Additional Information About Shimpaku Juniper - Juniperus chinensis 'Shimpaku'

Juniperus Chinensis 'Shimpaku' is a slow growing shrub that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 3A through 9B. It matures to an average height of 2 feet to 3 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 6 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun or morning sun with afternoon shade and grows best when planted in sand, loam or clay soil that is well drained. The foliage is medium green and dark green in color. It attracts visual attention and is resistant to deer, drought, insects, diseases, mildew and heat.

Shimpaku Juniper can be useful in the landscape in mass plantings, in foundation plantings, around decks, swimming pools, and other outdoor living areas, as an accent, in landscape beds or islands or for erosion control and also in rock or xeriscape gardens, theme gardens or perennial gardens.

More about Shimpaku Juniper...

Noteworthy Characteristics

Shimpaku is a dwarf, irregular vase shaped Juniper that is great for use as a smaller topiary specimen or bonsai. The scale like gray-green foliage is soft to the touch and is attractive year round. 

Uses

Shimpaku is excellent for us as a single specimen topiary, bonsai, in small groupings, home foundation plantings, container gardens, asian theme gardens. With it's irregular shape, unique coloring, and wonderful texture it can deliver interest to just about anywhere in the garden that gets full to mostly sun. 

Culture & Care Tips

Shimpaku Juniper is easy to grow and is very low maintenance; requiring no pruning unless to maintain a shape. If used as bonsai pruning will be required. It adapts to a wide variety of soils provided they are well-drained. Prefers full sun to mostly sun.


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