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Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii' (Juniper 'Hornibrookii')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Foliage may cause skin irritation.
Toxic - Foliage may cause skin irritation.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii'

Other names: Juniper 'Hornibrookii', Juniperus communis var. hemisphera 'Hornibrookii'

Genus: Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Hornibrookii' _ 'Hornibrookii' is a vigorous, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a prostrate habit. Its needle-like and prickly foliage is grey-green with silvery-blue undersides.


Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Silvery-grey, Blue, Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Prostrate, Spreading

Toxicity: Foliage may cause skin irritation.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Specific diseases: Canker Canker

General care

Pruning: Little to no pruning required. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii' (Juniper 'Hornibrookii') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii'

Other names: Juniper 'Hornibrookii', Juniperus communis var. hemisphera 'Hornibrookii'

Genus: Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Hornibrookii' _ 'Hornibrookii' is a vigorous, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a prostrate habit. Its needle-like and prickly foliage is grey-green with silvery-blue undersides.


Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Silvery-grey, Blue, Grey-green in All seasons

Habit: Prostrate, Spreading

Toxicity: Foliage may cause skin irritation.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Specific diseases: Canker

General care

Pruning: Little to no pruning required. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Juniperus communis 'Hornibrookii' (Juniper 'Hornibrookii') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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