Spartan Juniper

5 Gallon Pot. Ships 2.5 – 3' Tall.
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About the Spartan Juniper

Introducing the Spartan Juniper (Juniperus chinensis ‘Spartan’), a stunning evergreen that stands tall with a fast growth rate and forms a stately, dark green, densely branched column. This majestic beauty is an excellent choice for creating a formal accent, privacy screen, or windbreak in your landscape. Its symmetrical, pyramidal shape rarely requires pruning, making it an ideal specimen for formal topiary or as a natural standalone.

This dioecious evergreen conifer, native to China, Japan, Mongolia, and the Himalayas, showcases dark green foliage and remains attractive throughout the year, providing excellent winter interest. Reaching a mature height of 15 to 20 feet and spreading 4 to 5 feet at a moderate growth rate, this narrow pyramidal to columnar tree is a standout in the garden, adding a touch of elegance and structure.

How to Grow Spartan Juniper

Thriving in full sun and well-drained soils, the Spartan Juniper is adaptable to a wide range of soil types, including clay, and tolerates some drought once established. Known for its resilience, this juniper tolerates heat, cold, and is tolerant of many city air pollutants, making it an ideal choice for urban landscapes.

The Spartan Juniper, with its low maintenance needs, is a versatile addition, perfect for Asian Gardens, Bird Gardens, Conifer Gardens, Rock Gardens, or Xeriscape Gardens due to its adaptability to various garden styles and its ability to create dense privacy screens or windbreaks effortlessly. Elevate your landscape with the Spartan Juniper, an iconic evergreen that brings grace and sophistication to any outdoor setting.

Average growth rate: 12"/year

Survival Guaranteed!

Since 1816, Stark Bro’s has promised to provide customers with the very best fruit trees and plants. It’s just that simple. If your trees or plants do not survive, please let us know within one year of delivery. We will send you a free one-time replacement, with a nominal shipping fee of $9.99. If the item in question is not available, we can issue a one-time credit to your account equaling the original product purchase price or issue you a refund. Read more about our warranty policy.


Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.5
Zone Range 4 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 15 - 20' tall x 4 - 6' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 4 - 6' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow evergreens in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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