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Gray Gleam Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Gray Gleam'

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05250
Attractive, columnar form good for an accent. Excellent contrast when planted against a backdrop of dark green. Dense, silvery-gray foliage intensifies its coloring in winter. Evergreen.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum
Average Size at MaturitySlow grower to 15 ft. tall and 5 to 7 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis silver-gray Juniper is a rugged plant for screening, massive hedges and windbreaks. Also works well as a specimen in lawns or with other groundcovers. Use as a corner element or to increase contrast among other deeper green background plants. Good choice for narrow sideyards. Grow as a hedge row, a cluster in large-shrub landscapes or as a single specimen.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGray-green
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseWindbreak, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)

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: 4-7

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