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Blue Arrow Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'

SKU
05365
An improved selection with tight, bright blue foliage and a very narrow, upright form. Perfect as a tall, narrow screen where space is limited. Makes a colorful addition to the garden. Produces silvery blue berries from late spring to late winter. Evergreen.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum
LoreJuniper's foliage and wood contain rich volatile oils that make these plants resistant to decay and nearly drought proof. Juniper scopulorum, or Western Redcedar is prized for its reddish-brown and aromatic heartwood that is commonly used for cedar chests and closets because it repels insects. The wood is also used for interior finish, fence posts, poles and pencils.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, only 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis outstanding columnar form is the Italian Cypress of colder climates for lending a decidedly formal or Mediterranean character to gardens.. Plant as a hedge for tall narrow privacy screen. A beautiful dark green background for beds and borders. Use a matched pair to flank art, fountain or gateway. A popular candidate in small irregular groups soften corners and highlight entries in foundation planting. Produces an exceptional dark background for brightly colored accent shrubs and garden art.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsRose (Rosa); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Catmint (Nepeta)

Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid wet, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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