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Parson's Juniper

Fast Growing Juniper with Shrub Height and Ground Cover Look and Function

  • Add year-round color and texture to your landscape!
  • Great for slopes and hills
  • Prevents erosion
  • Coastal and drought tolerant
  • Disease and Pest resistant
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The Parson's Juniper offers a great look in a hardy, easy to maintain shrub.  You will love having a groundcover with shrub height!  

Juniper Parsoni grows quickly to 2-3 feet tall and about 6 feet wide.  The lush foliage is a silvery blue-green that looks great anywhere.  Plant this juniper in full to part sun.  Any soil will do as long as it drains.  Worried about deer?  No worries with the Parson's Juniper; it is deer tolerant.  It is also drought and salt spray tolerant as well as pest and disease resistant.  You won't need to baby this tough evergreen!

This juniper is a great addition to your landscape!  It looks great cascading over a wall, container, or rocks.  The lush texture and cool tones will elevate any landscape plan!  Turn a boring slope you hate to mow into a beautiful, low maintenance landscape feature.  The Parson's Juniper is perfect for eliminating soil erosion.  Create a unique low hedge or border that is sure to be admired .  Add some rustic charm to any plant bed with this stunning juniper!  Create a rustic meets romance mixed bed by mingling the Parson's Juniper with Red Drift and Knockout Roses.  Add a Blue Rug Juniper for balance and a low profile.  You will love what you create and enjoy it for a lifetime.

Kick your landscape plan up a notch with the Parson's Juniper today!  You won't regret it!

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Grows in Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Soil Type Adaptable
Mature Height 2-3 Feet
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Blue

How To Care for your new Parson's Juniper

Be sure to choose the best location for your Parson's Juniper.  As long as you avoid extreme temperatures you can plant your Juniper almost any time of the year.  

This juniper does best in full to part sun and adapts to any soil that is well drained.  They do like a neutral to acidic soil so if you know you have an alkaline soil choose an acidic fertilizer (most fertilizers for evergreens are acidic). Junipers are great "street shrubs" as they tolerate pollution and salt well.  After planting, adding a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch will help keep the soil moist and protect the lower branches from fungal issues.  Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease.  Water your Juniper deeply a couple times a week for the first month or two.  After your plants are established, they only need watered during hot, dry spells. Junipers are drought tolerant after establishing and even moreso after being in the ground about two years.  Fertilize when planting and in early spring yearly with a slow release fertilizer.   

Junipers are extremely hardy and versatile.  When properly cared for, they rarely have issues with pests and disease.  The Parson's Juniper is pest and disease resistant and deer tolerant.

 

Planting Directions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  

 

Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.

 

Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the shipping map below.  Please note that shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  

West coast orders on plants will be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex, UPS, or USPS.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when the carrier picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

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Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant! 

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how many plants do you get for $46 in a 3 gallon pot?
tera roldan on Apr 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is 1 plant. A 3 gallon plant is much more mature than a 1 gallon plant.
How long does it take to mature?
A shopper on Mar 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: These generally grow at least 6 inches per year.
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