Plant Care Japanese Juniper Tree
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Japanese Juniper Tree

Also known as

Japanese Garden Juniper, Japanese Garden Juniper, Juniper Bonsai Tree, Nana and Garden Juniper

Taxonomy

Juniperus procumbens
Juniperus
Cupressaceae
Pinales

How to care for Japanese Juniper Tree

Water

How often to water your Japanese Juniper Tree

Water needs for Japanese Juniper Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese Juniper Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Japanese Juniper Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Japanese Garden Juniper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese Juniper Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese Juniper Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Japanese Juniper Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Japanese Juniper Tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese Juniper Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Japanese Juniper Tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Japanese Juniper Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Japanese Juniper Tree is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Japanese Juniper Tree

Japanese Juniper Tree

Japanese Juniper Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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