Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Dwarf Japanese Juniper

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • More compact than other spreading juniper
  • Groundcover that is 2/3 the size of other junipers
  • Distinguished, formal look
  • Light green, prickly foliage or trailing branches
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in full to partial sun

Prune in early spring before new growth begins

Do not prune beyond where green growth is; avoid shearing

Height: 6-12 in
Spread: 5-6 ft
Bloom Color:
Zone: 4-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Great Foliage
  • Low Maintenance
  • Rock Garden
  • Evergreen
  • Border or Bed
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Blue

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Dry Soil