Arnold Common Juniper

Juniperus communis 'Arnold'

Slender, conical evergreen ideal for creating all-season vertical interest and structure. Feathery, soft green aromatic foliage covers dense branching, and maintains a neat columnar form without. Withstands heavy and wet snow without breakage or bending. Excellent accent, screen, or backdrop to low shrubs in layered beds.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThe slim, columnar habit of this conifer is perfect for landscapes in need of a narrow, evergreen vertical accent to balance rounded or ground-hugging shrubs like hebe, heath, azalea and boxwood. An excellent hardy substitute for the popular Italian cypress, to lend a Mediterranean look in colder climates.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsAbelia (Abelia); Rose (Rosa); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-6

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