• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing to 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Easy Care Plant
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Design IdeasPyramidal form and massive size makes it a popular specimen for lawns, which accentuate its blue coloring. Position near the driveway or to frame the front entry. With its dense evergreen foliage, this Juniper makes excellent windbreaks if lined up hedge-style, cutting winter cold and summer heat effectively. Makes an effective front lawn Christmas tree for winter lighting or to enjoy under snow.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less water once established. Feed with a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed to maintain shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.