Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs used as an evergreen groundcover Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs has excellent blue-green coloring
Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs used as an evergreen groundcover Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs has excellent blue-green coloring

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Bar Harbor Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'

Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs are a very low-growing spreading type groundcover. It is commonly called creeping juniper and has shown a very high tolerance for salt spray.

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Bar Harbor Juniper Shrubs are a very low-growing, spreading groundcover juniper that rarely grows above 6 inches in height. The foliage color is bluish-green but turns a very pronounced purplish color in winter. Bar Harbor Juniper was first discovered in Mt Desert Island, Maine, and has been found to have a very high tolerance for salt spray. Easy to grow, and quite hardy it makes a fine groundcover, with good dense coverage.  It's a versatile evergreen shrub due to its spreading nature. Great for use as a groundcover or an evergreen accent to your yard.


Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Mature Height: 8 to 12 Inches
Mature Width: 5 to 6 feet
Classification: Evergreen ground-cover shrub
Sunlight: Full sun
Habit: Spreading
Foliage: Dense
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water the plant well until established
Uses: A truly deer proof shrub
Growzone: 3-9 Bar Harbor Juniper Hardiness Zone 3-9

How to Care for Bar Harbor Juniper

Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!


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