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All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum
temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
J. communis is an evergreen dioecious shrub, varying from spreading to columnar or bushy in habit, with aromatic, needle-like grey-green leaves and small ovoid green fruits ripening to black
'Hornibrookii' is a vigorous prostrate, evergreen conifer spreading to 2m or more. Foliage needle-like and prickly, grey-green with silvery-blue undersides
'Green Carpet' is a wide-spreading prostrate evergreen conifer up to 2m across. Foliage, needle-like, bright green
'Repanda' is a prostrate evergreen shrub forming a low, dense carpet up to 2m across. Leaves needle-like, dark green, tinged bronze in winter
'Hibernica' is a dense evergreen conifer forming a large, columnar shrub with erect branches bearing needle-like, grey-green foliage
Listed in the RHS Plant Finder
This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. At present our information about this plant is limited to a list of the nurseries that supply it. In time we will be adding more details including a description, growing information, advice and photographs.
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Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2002
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