Blue Arrow Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum|
|Lore||Juniper'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 Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, only 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (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