JUNIPER: ANDORRA COMPACTA
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS HORIZONTALIS ‘PLUMOSA COMPACTA’
This compact evergreen groundcover has bright green new growth in the spring turning a bronze-purple in the winter. All year- round it is an excellent groundcover with dense branching and a full center growing 2 feet tall(6 feet wide). Best performs as a foundation plant and groundcover.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-9
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. Prune once or twice a year around the edges in order to keep the middle of the plant full.