Spartan Juniper

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As tough and strong as its namesake, the Spartan Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan') performs as reliably as a Spartan warrior. The Spartan Juniper has soft but dense foliage. Its foliage is deep green and distributed evenly for a healthy and refined style!

Like most soldiers, this Spartan keeps a tidy appearance! The Spartan Juniper naturally maintains a pyramidal form that requires minimal pruning for a more refined appearance. This evergreen won't take winters off and if you've been procrastinating and want privacy now, this shrub grows quickly.

This brilliant plant also features the endurance and strength of a true soldier. It stands tall through the hottest summer days, coldest winter nights, and the driest times of the year. Once established, it only needs to be watered when it's extremely hot and dry out. Hardy throughout USDA planting zones 4 to 9, this Juniper can grow up to 18 feet in height, but remain columnar at only 4-5 feet wide.

Planting and Application:

This handsome shrub grows quickly and evenly, making for an attractive and stately year-round privacy screen or hedge. Nothing looks more stunning than evenly-spaced Spartan Junipers. They promise to uphold and protect your privacy while they vigorously grow.

Plant a line of Spartan Junipers to keep the neighbors from peering into your backyard or to mark your property line in your front yard. These tall, slim Junipers also do well as a windbreak or as an accent plant that will add height to your garden, without sacrificing space.

If you want a topiary to flank your front door, the Spartan Juniper is easy to shape and grows well in containers! In large planters and high-end urns, well-placed Spartan Junipers become prominent and statuesque garden features! Add them to large patios and porches, transforming them into Italian Terrazas!

  • Deep Green Dense Foliage
  • Evergreen With a Natural Columnar Pyramidal Shape
  • Very Fast Growing
  • Great For Containers
  • Dense Foliage Perfect for Privacy Screen or Windbreak

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Your Spartan Juniper, like all Junipers, is very easy to grow! It will do best with well-irrigated soil that drains wells which will help prevent root rot. It thrives with medium moisture and full sun. Provide a 3-4 inch deep layer of mulch to keep their roots insulated and retain soil moisture. Shear or prune your shrubs if needed after the first flush of spring growth.

  • Full Sun
  • Moderate to Low Moisture
  • Any Well-Drained Soil
  • Shear After First Flush of Growth
  • Deer Seldom Bother These Plants

You don't have to be a landscape artist to achieve a structured yard that looks like it took years of strategy to plan. Some Spartan Junipers will do wonders for your garden if you need height, privacy, or topiary to give your yard stately refinement. Order your fast-growing Spartan Juniper now and enjoy its strong and resilient nature at today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Spartan Juniper Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-9
Growing Zones 4-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan'
Type Evergreen
Mature Height 15 - 18 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 5 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate to Low
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Evergreen
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Evergreen
Pollinator Friendly No
Pruning Time Early Spring