Juniper conferta Shore

Shore Juniper
Plant Type




Overall Mature Size


Mature Height & Spread

1′ x 6-8′


Full to partial sun


Medium, Low Water

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Water Use

Natural Growth Habit


Sunset Garden Zones

3-9, 14-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone


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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