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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Mint Julep Juniper (1 of 15)

Arching habit, good for foundations
Height: 4-6 feet; Width: 6-8 feet
Plant in average to moist but well-drained soil; fertilize in spring and summer
Plant in full sun
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; prune as needed in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; prune as needed in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; prune as needed in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall; prune as needed in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; prune as needed in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in fall; plant in full sun; prune as needed in spring.

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