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Medora Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora'

Pronunciation: ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum
SKU #05270

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Description Attractive blue-green foliage on a naturally narrow column that holds its form well without pruning! An excellent vertical accent, useful for landscape framing. This very durable specimen tolerates heat, cold, drought, and seacoast exposure. This is a male clone and does not produce berries. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 10 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Columnar
Landscape Use Container, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary
Design Ideas This very narrow, columnar Juniper is available in natural or spiral form. A dramatic, almost architectural plant that is much like the classic Italian Cypress but far more cold hardy. Line them up into a dense hedge for a windbreak or privacy screen or use the spirals as a formal accent. Use as a vertical accent for naturalistic landscapes of mixed conifers.
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Clematis (Clematis); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Catmint (Nepeta); Barberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
Care 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; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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