Juniper conferta Shore

Shore Juniper
Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

1′ x 6-8′

Exposure

Full to partial sun

Water

Medium, Low Water

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Natural Growth Habit

Spreading

Sunset Garden Zones

3-9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

6

Juniper conferta Shore or Shore Juniper is an ornamental low growing shrub that has good salt tolerance. It is especially adapted for use on dune seashore landscapes and when it is planted on banks and terraces the dense vegetation provides good soil erosion protection.Shore juniper grows layered stems to one foot tall. Where these stems contact soil roots will form. The evergreen needles have a greenish-blue color with a waxy coating. The needles are 1 inch long and soft. Good color is maintained through winter. Shore juniper will grow well under a wide range of conditions. It performs best in full sun.

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