Burly Blue™ Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'MonOliver' PPAF
|Description||Outstanding, cold hardy, evergreen shrub with blue-grey foliage on a low mounded, spreading form. With more refined foliage color and denser habit than Blue Creeper juniper, it is ideal at the foreground of shrub borders, as a specimen accent, or as a rugged, large scale groundcover.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, spreading 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Care||Easy to grow and highly adaptable; thrives in slightly dry, sandy soils with good drainage. Avoid constantly wet soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, or closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until the plants fill in.|
|Lore||Juniper's oil was once highly valued as a medicinal and used in many compounds. It was used to line pits where Native Americans stored food for winter because its oils prove a natural insect repellant. Linnaeus first classified genus Juniperus in 1767, which contains over 60 different species from around the world. but only in the northern hemisphere.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.