• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 10 to 15 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Silver-blue
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Design IdeasGive this robust silver-blue Juniper lots of space. It is a rugged and reliable plant for large-scale screening, massive hedges and windbreaks. Also works well as a single specimen in lawns or in conjunction with other groundcovers. Use as a corner element streetside or to interrupt long fence lines.
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.