Juniperus virginiana 'Taylor'Item #3684 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
The semi-soft, blue-green foliage and narrow columnar form provide a refined, elegant look. This handsome selection maintains a more dense, upright form than its similar counterparts. Makes a great privacy screen, an entryway accent, or a dramatic vertical element to the landscape. A Nebraska Statewide Arboretum introduction. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 30 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us vir-jin-ee-AH-naDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:NarrowGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 30 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.Special features:Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Blue-greenBlooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline, and compacted soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate periodic drought. Fertilize in early spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
- History & LoreHistory:This Nebraska Statewide Arboretum introduction is a sport of an Eastern Red Cedar found in Taylor, Nebraska.