Mature Juniperus chinensis (Spartan Juniper) grown as B&B trees.
Green Juniperus chinensis (Spartan Juniper) tree.
Close-up of Juniperus chinensis (Spartan Juniper) berries.

Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan' (Spartan Juniper)

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Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan' is a cultivar of Chinese juniper, an evergreen conifer originally native to eastern Asia. Typically a bushy, conical tree that grows up 50-60' tall, the 'Spartan' cultivar is noted for its dwarf growth habit, which makes it perfect for smaller yards, windbreaks, and hedges. 'Spartan' grows to only 15-20' tall and about 5' wide, with a narrow, spike or cone-shaped profile.

Growing best in a variety of medium-moist, well-drained soils Chinese junipers are dioecious, meaning that individual plants can be male or female; males junipers produce pollen cones while female plants produce small, blue-black like berry cones giving winter interest. With a narrow growth habit perfect for adding verticality to a garden, 'Spartan' juniper makes for an excellent addition to privacy screens, borders, windbreaks, corner plantings near structures, or even topiary. As an added bonus, hedges and borders of 'Spartan' juniper are resistant to drought, cold, and deer damage.

Mature Tree Height: Medium: 15 to 30 feet
Sun (6+ hours)
Soil Moisture: Medium and Well-drained
Soil Type: Average, Poor, and Wide Tolerance
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Foliage Color: Green
Features: Attracts Birds, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, Berries, Fall Color, Winter Interest, and Fragrant
Tolerances: Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, and Cold Tolerant
Garden Type: Specimen Tree and Border/Screen

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