Juniperus communis

Common name: Common Juniper

Native plant

A sprawling evergreen shrub that grows best on sandy, well-drained soil. Once this plant is established, it is very hardy and adaptable to most conditions. Has a habit of spreading out low over the ground and forming large mats about 5’ deep. Spiny to the touch, Juniperus communis makes great cover for critters in open, dry areas.


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Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $20
11 to 24 units $18
25 or more units $16

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


Urban environment

Harsh Exposure Tolerant


Prairie Grasslands, Sandy Soils, Savannas

Growth form

Shrubby/Clump, Single trunk, Ground cover

Growth rate


Flower color


Fall color



Mature height
4 Feet
Mature width
8 Feet
Max height
6 Feet
Max width
10 Feet

Additional information

Loved by birds Edible fruit

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