Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta Youngstown'
- A trailing beauty of superb coloring.
- Low, spreading branches seldom over 12 inches from the ground
- Bright silvery-green foliage
- (zones 3-9)
- Can't ship to AK, AZ, CA, HI
Zones 3 - 9
The Youngstown Juniper can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map.VIEW MAP
The Youngstown Juniper falls into the following type(s): Evergreens, Evergreen Shrubs, Shrubs
The Youngstown Juniper grows to be 1' feet in height.
2' - 8' Spread
The Youngstown Juniper has a spread of about 2' - 8' at full maturity.
Slow to Medium Growth
This tree grows at a slow to medium growth rate. [More about this.]
This juniper does well in full sun, partial shade.
The 'Plumosa Compacta Youngstown' tolerates hot, dry, swamp or exposed sites, and slightly alkaline, heavy, sandy, and rocky soils.
This juniper has prostrate, spreading or horizontal shape.
A trailing beauty of superb coloring, It is valued for its adaptability to all types of planting sites. Useful for ground cover, slope plantings, foundations or in containers.
Juniper berries are good wildlife food, high in vitamin C.
The creeping juniper is a North American native. This cultivar was developed by Andorra Nurseries of Philadelphia.
This juniper can withstand hot, dry as well as swampy sites.
Gray-green, glaucous, soft-textured, scale-like, 1/6" long, pressed close to the stem in 4 ranks. Foliage has a featherlike texture and turns purplish to bronze tinge in winter.
Inconspicuous, male is pale brown.
Late May through early June.
Male form of creeping juniper. Creeping juniper cones are 1/4"-1/3" long, dark blue color weathering to gray.
Low-spreading, male, compact form of 'Plumosa', gray-green to blue-green color turning purplish to bronze in cold weather. This long-lived plant grows at a slow to medium rate, about 10' in ten years with deep taproots. (zones 3-9)
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The benefits of bare-root trees
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.