JUNIPER: SEA SPRAY
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS CHINENSIS ‘SEA SPRAY’
This fast-growing evergreen has blue-green foliage. It has a trailing growth habit with full center spreads 4-6 feet wide(1-2 feet tall). Best performs as groundcover and cascades beautifully over walls.
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: 3-9
This easy-to-grow 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 recommended only at early stages of growth to encourage branching. Pruning older branches may not encourage new growth.