Juniperus x Pfitzeriana Mint Julep (Mint Julep, Chinese Juniper)
A bright green shrub with “weeping” growth pattern – good for covering ground or creating shade for delicate flowers or ornaments.
Junipers in general are very useful in the garden for their solid colours and for their ability to grow in highly difficult conditions. The Mint Julep is a great choice as a shrub border or as part of an oriental garden. It will provide a harding ground covering and prevent soil erosion on slopes and banks. Easy to maintain, the Mint Julep’s fountain-like evergreen branches with give your garden year-round interest. Because the Mint Julep grows mostly outwards rather than upwards, we have listed the horizontal size of the plants that we sell:
3 Litre Pot: Covers a circular area of roughly 25cm in diameter.
10 Litre Pot: Covers a circular area of roughly 50cm in diameter.
Latin Name: Juniperus x Pfitzeriana Mint Julep
English Name: Mint Julep, Chinese Juniper, Juniperus Chinensis
Genus: Juniperus (Juniper)
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Flowering Period: None.
Suggested Location: Outdoor.
Suggested Soil Type: Well-drained. Chalk. Clay. Sand. Loam.
Suggested Exposure to Sunlight: Full Sunlight.
Suggested Exposure to Weather: Exposed.
Hardiness Rating: High (H6)
Lowest Temperature Tolerance: -20 °C to -15 °C (-4 °F to 5 °F)
Suggested Uses: Rock Gardens, Embankments, Borders, Ground Cover.
Maintenance: No pruning required.
Growth Habit: Mat Forming
Growth Speed: Medium (25cm to 75cm per year).
Starting Height: 25cm to 50cm (0.8 ft to 1.6 ft)
Final Height: 200cm (6.6 ft)
Starting Sideways Spread: 25cm to 50cm (0.8 ft to 1.6 ft)
Final Sideways Spread: 300cm to 500cm (9.8 ft to 16.4 ft)
Pot Included: 3 Litre Plastic Pot to 10 Litre Plastic Pot
Height including Pot: 50cm to 75cm (1.6 ft to 2.4 ft)
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