Juniperus squamata 'Loderi' - Dwarf Tree for Rock Gardens, Landscape, Bonsai & Miniature Railroad Layouts

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Juniperus squamata 'Loderi', a variant of the flaky juniper, is a dwarf, evergreen shrub ideal for gardens and landscapes. Native to the mountainous regions of Asia, it is well-suited to a range of climates, thriving in USDA zones 5 to 8.

This cultivar typically grows to about 4 to 6 feet in height and width, forming a upright shape with a strong leader and ascending branches. Its foliage is notable for its striking blue-green needles, which provide year-round color and interest.

 'Loderi' prefers well-drained soil and can tolerate a variety of soil types, from sandy to clay. It performs best in full sun to partial shade, requiring minimal water once established, making it a low-maintenance choice for gardens.

This juniper variant is often used in rock gardens, as a foundation planting, or in mixed borders for its texture and color contrast. It is also resistant to most pests and diseases, adding to its appeal for easy-care landscaping.

Makes a excellent Bonsai and its dwarf nature makes it ideal for miniature railroad layouts.

Available as a 1 year old starter tree.