Plant Care Crimean Juniper

Crimean Juniper

About Crimean Juniper

Crimean Juniper is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Crimean Juniper likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Crimean Juniper belongs to the Juniperus genus, and is native to Europe.


Juniperus excelsa

Also known as


How to care for Crimean Juniper


How often to water your Crimean Juniper

Water needs for Crimean Juniper
0.5 cups
every 9

Crimean Juniper 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 Crimean Juniper

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Crimean Juniper in your home

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

Crimean Juniper love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Crimean Juniper does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Crimean Juniper

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crimean Juniper: 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 Crimean Juniper after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Crimean Juniper

Crimean Juniper

Crimean Juniper

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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