Blue Point Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'

SKU
4687
A favorite for stately lawn specimens and tall screens. Glowing blue-green foliage on a densely branched, broad pyramid form that maintains its natural form well with practically no pruning. Clipped topiary forms make a wonderful formal accent in entrances or on patios. Evergreen.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasPyramidal form and massive size makes it a popular specimen for lawns, which accentuate its blue coloring. Position near the driveway or to frame the front entry. With its dense evergreen foliage, this Juniper makes excellent windbreaks if lined up hedge-style, cutting winter cold and summer heat effectively. Makes an effective front lawn Christmas tree for winter lighting or to enjoy under snow.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Windbreak, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Key FeatureYear-round interest

Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a slow release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune annually to shape.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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