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Hetz Blue Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Glauca'

Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
SKU #04760
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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
STYLE
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.
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Rose (Rosa); Catmint (Nepeta); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Barberry (Berberis); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
CARE
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.

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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.