• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Hedge Plant
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-ka
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 20
    Growth habit:Columnar, Narrow
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Flower color:Green
    Design IdeasWhere you need height but can't sacrifice much area, plant this narrow, tall shrub to separate buildings, line an alley or simply blockout a neighbor's window. Shear or allow it to assume its natural character.
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.