Green Mound Nana Juniper

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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 1 Feet
  • Mature Spread 1 Feet
  • Growing Zones 4 - 9

Juniper is known as resilient ground cover, and the Green Mound Nana Juniper is no exception. This stunning plant features short bluish-grey needles on creeping branches. Once established, this Juniper can cover an area up to 6 feet wide. Also known as Juniperus procumbens 'Nana,' this evergreen provides color all year in USDA zones 4 through 9, where it grows as a perennial.

This plant is a staple of rock gardens or containers where a lush and full look is desired. This Juniper is also commonly used to create bonsai trees or small topiaries. The Green Mound Nana Juniper is a hardy plant that can easily thrive in heat, humidity, drought, and even salty coastal environments. It should be no surprise that this adaptable plant is also deer resistant.

Green Mound Nana Juniper Plant Care

About 6 hours of daily sunlight allows the Green Mound Nana Juniper to flourish. This sun-loving plant needs full sun. During the first year, Juniper typically needs water several times a week. Saturate the soil around the plant to help form strong roots. Cut back on watering once the plant is established. The plant may need water during an extended dry period, but otherwise, the plant does not need much care. Soil should be well-draining and slightly alkaline. Juniper can tolerate poor soil quality, but the plant will appreciate rich soil.

Juniper is not a heavy feeder and does not need to be fertilized. Let the plant maintain an organic shape, or trim it back to best fit into your landscape.

Green Mound Nana Juniper Plant Spacing

The Green Mound Nana Juniper only reaches 1 foot tall, but this plant can spread out up to 6 feet. Create a full carpet of greenery by spacing plants as close as 6 feet from the center of one plant to the center of the neighboring plant. Space plants 6 to 10 feet apart to leave open areas between the foliage.

Green Mound Nana Juniper Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
Plant Type: Bushes
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 1 Feet
Mature Spread: 6 Inches
Spacing: 4 - 6 Feet
Habit: Dwarf
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: 4 Season Interest
Watering: Low
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Heat, Drought
Attracts: N/A
Container Role:
Uses: Groundcovers, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance
Brand: Southern Living Plants
Common Name: Green Mound Nana Juniper
Other Name(s):
Scientific Name: Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2-3 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 3-4 year old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
   2.32-2.76 gallons

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Green Mound Nana Juniper Show Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Lynn Fowler on Nov 21st 2022

    Plant Addicts provided wonderful chat assistance and I felt confident of my plant selection. The plants arrived in perfect condition due to the protective packaging. All the green mound nana junipers were green, healthy and size anticipated. Very pleased with the service and quality!!