Blue Pacific Juniper

Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'
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The Blue Pacific Juniper is an evergreen, ground hugging conifer with dense green foliage. It stays low to ground at about 1 foot, but spreads quickly and can reach a width of 5-6 feet the foliage is green during the growing season, turning a gray green In the winter. The Blue Pacific Juniper has an overall feathery look to it with sharp tipped soft needles.

growing zone 5-9
Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Blue

How To Care

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

Junipers thrive in full sun to part sun and adapt 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 more so 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. Mites and scale are insects that can occasionally affect Junipers. These can be treated with horticultural oil. For severe infections the pesticide Bonide is recommended. Avoid saturated soils to prevent fungal issues in Junipers.

Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Blue

Landscape Ideas

The Blue Pacific Juniper will be a great addition to your landscape. Because of its ability to withstand salty conditions, it is great to use in gardens along the coast. Plant it in a perennial bed for long lasting year round color. Let it cascade down beautiful rock walls to contrast the texture of stone or rock. An added benefit of Junipers is their ability to control soil erosion. Let the Blue Pacific Juniper take over a steep hillside and put mowing maintenance to a halt. This low lying juniper is virtually maintenance free and will add a soft texture to your landscape.

The Blue Pacific is a low maintenance groundcover shrub. It prefers full sun to partial shade and can tolerate a variety of soil types. This plant does not require regular maintenance except for pruning when plants become mature. Prune out dead stems and thin out when it becomes clustered. This allows for air circulation and helps prevent plant diseases.


For additional options, be sure to browse our Juniper, Phlox and Ground Cover Plants collections.

Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Soil Type Adaptable
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 1 Foot
Mature Width 5-6 Feet
Fall Color Blue

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PB
11/14/2019
Patrick B.
United States

Satisfied customer

Haven’t planted yet due to cold weather in Western NC, but appear very healthy and arrived as advertised. Second order placed, both arrived quickly and correct. Very good online store, will be ordering additional products to landscape my new yard. Thanks

JJ
11/12/2019
Joel J. Contrucci
United States United States

Proof is in the Pudding

Overall experience will be determined if they grow and flourish next year. The junipers appear very healthy. I am very pleased with the product and especially the support. Will definitely purchase again.

JE
11/03/2019
Julie E.
United States United States

Beautiful plants, excellent root ball!

These bushes all came in beautiful shape; they got here quickly and with timely information. They all have good strong main stems and a lot of good growth as well as excellent root systems.

ES
10/30/2019
Earl S.
United States United States

Awesome Healthy

I was truly surprised. I have never purchased such nice shrubs at a great price. The packaging was spot on, in tact and still neat and clean. I have already planted. No shock, looking good.

DN
09/08/2019
Debrah N.
United States United States

Blue Pacific Juniper

WONDERFUL! I ordered 10 plants the first time. Super fast and the plants were extremely healthy. I then reordered another 10 with the same great experience. I highly recommend them!

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