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Spartan JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Spartan'

95 reviews
  • Spartan Juniper

    Once mature unpruned Spartan Junipers are 4-5 feet wide and 15-20 feet tall.

  • Spartan Juniper

    Lush green foliage with just a hint of blue.

  • Spartan Juniper

    Lush green foliage with just a hint of blue.

  • Spartan Juniper

    Spartans can be made into excellent sheared topiary.

  • Spartan Juniper

    Junipers are easy to prune to smaller more formal sizes.

  • Spartan Juniper

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Spartan JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Spartan'

95 reviews
Evergreen Trees
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The Most Popular Juniper

Why Spartan Junipers?

The tough yet attractive, upright-growing Spartan Juniper is a fast-growing, highly durable evergreen. In fact, it's now considered by most growers to be the most popular upright juniper on the market.

Plus, the Spartan’s fantastic tolerance to heat, cold, drought, and salt make it one of the hardiest junipers you can find. That means it’s extremely easy to grow, no matter where you live, especially since it thrives in virtually all soil types.

And it grows in a columnar shape with very dense branches, making it a good selection for those desiring a privacy hedge or wind barrier. So, whether you plant it along streets, fences or even as a standalone, it thrives without effort.

Why is Better

But the best part about our Spartan Juniper is that we’ve planted, grown and shipped it with care. That means you’ll get an intact, healthy well-developed root system, rather than a bare-root plant, for best results. We’ve done the extra work so that you get an effortless plant.

Get good looks, strong growth and effortless care – it’s just a click away with our Spartan Juniper. Get your own today, before it’s gone!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: The ideal planting area should receive direct sunlight for most of the day with well-draining soil (adding rocks and gravel is a good way to ensure proper drainage). Junipers will also live in alkaline, acidic or mineral lacking soil, making them one tough tree to add to your landscape!

The soil should be thoroughly mulched, watered and weeded prior to planting. Dig a planting hole for your Juniper that’s twice as wide as the diameter and as deep as the depth of the root ball. Gently loosen the roots by untangling them at the edge of the root ball with your fingers and place your juniper in the hole. The top of the root ball should be level with the surrounding soil. Fill your hole by packing the amended soil around the root ball and gently tamp the soil down to get rid of any air pockets.

Once your tree is upright and firmly planted, spread mulch around its base, and then water the soil.

2. Watering: Water your Juniper twice a week during its first month; after, it will need to be watered regularly for the first couple months after planting. During periods of extended drought, increase your watering habit to once every week or two.

3. Fertilizing: You can give younger Juniper Trees some fertilizer once a year during the fall season to encourage healthy growth. More mature trees usually only need to be fed once every 2 to 3 years. It is best to apply a slow-release, organic granular formula such as 12-4-8 or 16-4-8 fertilizer into the soil.

4. Pruning: The best time to prune your Juniper is in the late winter to early spring. Cut your new growth back roughly halfway, as this facilitates healthy new growth and helps with the shaping of the tree to keep it attractive. Remove branches growing the wrong direction and any dead branches with hand pruners.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $129 $19.95

Product Details

Mature Height: 15-20 ft.
Mature Width: 4-5 ft.
Sunlight: Full-Partial
Growth Rate: Fast
Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan'
Does Not Ship To: AZ,CA
Grows Well In Zones: 5-9 outdoors
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5-9 outdoors       Map

Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

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So far so good!

Trees came promptly and packed good and tight. Planted several days after getting them and so far so good!

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Spartan Junipers

So far the trees are holding up after the major delivery issues with FedEx. Trees have a few brown spots but still seem to be ok???? I recommend the product but not shipping carrier.

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Spartan Juniper

Spartan Juniper

Karla A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Amazing Spartan Juniper Trees!

They are beautiful! Arrived full and healthy. We bought 12 of the 2-3 foot tall and I was amazed at the condition they arrived in. Only 2 had very small brown end (maybe 3 inches long) on only one branch. The rest of the tree is perfect. Thankfully, the 38 total trees and bushes (3 different types) arrived 4 - 6 a day over a period of days which allowed us to get most of them in the ground in less than 6 hours after delivery, but even the 7 Junipers that had to wait 24 - 48 hours to be planted are beautiful and healthy (we did take them out of the box and water them while they waited to be planted). Everything we've planted over the past 2 weeks is growing beautifully! We couldn't be happier with the trees or the service when I call with questions. :)

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I recommend this product

shipped promptly

so far so good