Armstrong Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Armstrongii'

SKU
04680
A wonderful upright evergreen for mass plantings, hedges, and screening, or by itself as a foundation or specimen plant. Slightly arching branches hold lacy-textured, light green that has great appeal both in its natural form, or clipped into formal shapes, and has steadfast color in cold weather.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
LoreJuniper berries were the original flavoring for gin and its oil has been utilized in a variety of industrial preparations.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall and as wide, or wider.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasUpright Juniper such as this are planted at corners of the house or in spaces between windows and beside doorways. Use as a single specimen either left to grow naturally or clipped into a formal shape. Great barrier hedges for driveway separation or to discourage pedestrian traffic. Makes a good hot or cold windbreak hedge for seating areas, but short enough so it won't block sunshine or views.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitOval
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Hedge, Specimen, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 9

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