Hetz Blue Juniper
Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Glauca'
|Description||This gorgeous evergreen has a naturally upright, spreading form and frosty blue-green foliage that works very well for screening while adding color and texture to the landscape. The semi-erect, dense branching habit assumes a fountain-like shape. Trained topiary forms are excellent for use in containers and for accenting a formal garden.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Grows 8 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||This is a big, graceful upright Juniper that makes a super divider between residential yards and adjacent commercial lots. It will effectively block both hot and cold winds when planted in a tight row. Super dense privacy screen and ideal cover for utilities. May be used as a single specimen where its fountain shape is best seen. Also suited to shearing into formal shapes and available in an open-branched pompon for use in Asian or contemporary gardens.|
|Companion Plants||Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Russian Sage (Perovskia)|
|Care||Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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