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Rs. 99.00
Common name:
Juniper Cascading, Creeping Juniper
Regional name:
Marathi - Adhwa Juniper
Groundcovers, Shrubs
Cupressaceae or Juniper family
Sun growing, Semi shade, Shade growing
Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Flowers are inconspicuous
Foliage color:
Blue Grey or Silver, Green
Plant Height or length:
50 cms to 100 cms
Plant Spread or Width:
6 to 8 meters
Plant Form:
Low spreading

    Plant Description:

    Juniper is a type of evergreen plant that belongs to the cypress family. It is a popular ornamental plant due to its attractive, needle-like foliage and low maintenance requirements. Many species of juniper are suitable for use as a groundcover or as a cascading plant in containers or hanging baskets. Some popular varieties of juniper include:

    • Juniperus procumbens 'Nana': This is a low-growing, creeping variety that is often used as a groundcover. It has dark green foliage and can tolerate dry conditions.

    • Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii': This is a spreading, groundcover plant with bluish-green foliage. It is drought-tolerant and can be used as a low-maintenance alternative to grass in sunny areas.

    • Juniperus chinensis 'Sargentii': This is a columnar or upright variety of juniper with dark green foliage. It is often used as a specimen plant or in foundation plantings.

    In general, juniper plants are easy to care for and can thrive in a variety of soil types. They prefer well-drained soil and full sun, although some varieties can tolerate partial shade. Junipers are also drought-tolerant once established, but may benefit from occasional watering during prolonged dry periods. They are generally low-maintenance plants and do not require much pruning, although you may need to remove dead or damaged branches occasionally.

    Growing tips:

    To care for a juniper cascading plant, follow these guidelines:

    1. Choose a location with well-draining soil and full sun to partial shade, depending on the specific variety you are growing.

    2. Water your juniper plant regularly, but be sure to allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it is important to avoid letting the soil remain soggy for extended periods of time.

    3. Fertilize your juniper plant with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer according to the package instructions.

    4. Prune your juniper plant as needed to remove dead or damaged branches and to maintain its desired shape. Avoid pruning more than a third of the plant at one time.

    5. Protect your juniper plant from extreme temperatures, such as freezing temperatures or extreme heat. If you live in an area with cold winters, you may need to wrap your plant in burlap or provide other protection to prevent frost damage.

    6. Check your juniper plant regularly for signs of pests or diseases, such as yellowing leaves or insect infestations. If you notice any problems, treat them promptly according to the specific issue.

    By following these care guidelines, you can help your juniper cascading plant thrive and remain healthy for many years.


    Juniper cascading plants have a number of benefits. Some of the most notable include:

    • Attractive appearance: Juniper plants have attractive, needle-like foliage that can add visual interest to your landscape or garden. Many varieties also produce berries or other ornamental features that can add to their appeal.

    • Low maintenance: Juniper plants are generally low-maintenance and do not require much care once they are established. They are drought-tolerant and do not need frequent fertilizing or pruning.

    • Versatility: Juniper plants can be used in a variety of ways, including as a groundcover, in containers or hanging baskets, or as a border or specimen plant.

    • Cold hardiness: Many varieties of juniper are able to tolerate cold temperatures, making them a good choice for gardens in colder climates.

    • Pest and disease resistance: Juniper plants are generally resistant to pests and diseases, making them a reliable choice for gardens and landscapes.

    Overall, juniper cascading plants are a great choice for adding visual interest and low-maintenance greenery to your landscape or garden.