Botanical Name: Juniperus sabina 'Tamariscifolia'
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Common Name: Tam Juniper, Tamarix Juniper  
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Water Saving Tip:

Change spray sprinklers to low-flow bubbler or drip systems. Shrubs and trees are ideal candidates for this type of irrigation because the water is applied directly to the root zones.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub, Ground cover

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Blue Green

 

Bark Color

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Fruit Color

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Fruit Season

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Sun

Full

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

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Design Styles

Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Location Uses

Entry, Parking Strip, Patio, Park, Parking Lot, Walkways, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Cascade, Erosion Control, Filler, Mass Planting, Lawn Substitute, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

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Information by: Jerry Sortomme - Editor
Photographer: Normans/Sortomme
  • Description

  • Notes

This variety is a very popular low-growing juniper. It forms a mound to 1.5'-2.5' high by 5-6' wide, with bright blue-green foliage. This juniper prefers full sun and is drought tolerant once it's established. It is used in rock gardens, hillsides, or for lawn substitutes.
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