Juniperus Procumbens Nana


SKU: juniperus-procumbens-nana Category:
Common Name: Decumbent Juniper Nana
Size: 2-3 LITRE
Hardiness: H7
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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This plant has won a RHS award

2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Hardiness: H7
  • Eventual Height: 0.1 – 0.5m
  • Eventual Spread: 0.5 – 1m

Juniperus Procumbens Nana, also known as ‘Decumbent Juniper Nana’ and holder of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit,  is a compact, slow-growing evergreen conifer that is prized for its dense, low-spreading habit and its rich green foliage. This plant can reach a height of only 1/2 metre, making it an ideal choice for rock gardens, borders, and ground covers.

This Juniper is also a popular choice for bonsai enthusiasts, who appreciate its miniature size and delicate appearance. This hardy plant is adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions, including poor soil and dry, sunny locations. With its attractive foliage and low-maintenance requirements, Juniperus Procumbens Nana is a great choice for gardeners looking for a low-maintenance, attractive ground cover.

How to care for your Juniperus Procumbens Nana

  1. Sunlight: This plant prefers full sun to partial shade, but it can tolerate some shade, especially in hot climates.
  2. Water: It is drought-tolerant and does not require regular watering. Water deeply once a week or less, especially during extended periods of drought.
  3. Soil: This plant is adaptable to a wide range of soils, including poor, sandy soils. Good drainage is important, so make sure to plant in well-draining soil.
  4. Fertilisation: Does not require regular fertilisation, but you can feed it once a year in the Spring with a slow-release fertiliser for evergreens.
  5. Pruning: Pruning is not necessary for this plant, but you can trim it to maintain its shape or control its size if desired. Prune after the new growth has hardened off in the Spring.

Overall, Juniperus Procumbens Nana is a low-maintenance and easy-to-care-for plant that is perfect for gardeners of all levels. With proper care, it will provide you with many years of attractive green foliage that will add texture and dimension to your landscape.


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