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Common Juniper vs Dwarf Birch

Juniperus communis

Betula pumila

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Common Juniper
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Common Juniper is a wide spreading, coniferous shrub with scaly needles and small, berry-like cones. Used as a landscaping shrub, it typically grows 3 or 4 feet tall and will not spread like Creeping Juniper.

You can plant Common Juniper near building foundations or beneath larger trees to provide year-round color and texture to your yard with minimal maintenance.

Dwarf Birch, also known as Bog Birch for its common occurrence in wet areas, is a small deciduous shrub native to North America.

Common in riparian zones and boreal forests across Western Canada. It is a common reclamation species.

This species is often used by local artisans to twist into shapes like willow and make decorative hearts, circles, etc.

COMMON JUNIPER QUICK FACTS

DWARF BIRCH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 2a
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Height: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: green
Fall colour: red-orange
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: very fast
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium







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Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
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