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Green Alder vs Creeping Juniper

Alnus crispa

Juniperus horizontalis

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Green Alder
Creeping Juniper

Green Alder is a cold hardy, native shrub. It is often planted on infertile sites so it can fix nitrogen from the air and improve the soil quality.

Green Alder is known for its smooth grey bark and attractive shiny green leaves; it is commonly used in reclamation.

Creeping Juniper is a low maintenance, spreading, ground cover shrub capable of growing in some of the worst soil and rocky conditions.

You will love this shrubs' pleasant fragrance and year-round color. A beautiful accent or foundation plant, Creeping Juniper has scaly foliage and is commonly used by landscapers to add texture under trees or flower beds. Consider planting Creeping Juniper in areas where grass is difficult to mow or maintain.

GREEN ALDER QUICK FACTS

CREEPING JUNIPER QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 7 m (23 ft)
Height: 0.3 m (1.0 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fuzz/fluff: yes
Catkins: yes
Fall colour: green
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: medium
Life span: 50 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high

In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: mountain alder, sitka alder
Other Names: prostrate juniper


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes