JUNIPER: PROCUMBENS NANA
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS PROCUMBENS ‘NANA’
This ground-hugging evergreen has dense, bundled branches that exude from its center. Its yellow-green foliage has a low spreading growth habit reaching reaches 6 feet wide(12 inches tall). This versatile juniper can be used as an accent and cascading over walls, and ground cover.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required. Forms best when not sheared.