Chinese Spartan Juniper – Tips For Growing Spartan Juniper Trees

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Chinese Spartan Juniper – Tips For Growing Spartan Juniper Trees

By Teo Spengler Many people who plant a privacy hedge or windbreak need it yesterday. Spartan juniper trees (Juniperus chinensis ‘Spartan’) may be the next best alternative. Spartan is an evergreen that grows extremely quick and can be used to create an attractive hedge or screen. For additional information about Spartan juniper trees, including tips for growing and care, read on. About Spartan Juniper Trees Spartan juniper trees are a narrow cultivar of Chinese juniper, Juniper chinensis. The original tree is native to northeast Asia, including China. The Spartan cultivar is also known as Chinese Spartan juniper. Juniper has been grown in China for hundreds of years, well before western gardeners “discovered” the tree. This cultivar grows to some 15 feet (5 m.) tall but remains slender, between 3 to 5 feet (.9-1.5 m.) wide. Its dense foliage is dark green and can be clipped into different shapes. Even without

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