Gray Gleam Juniper
Juniperus scopulorum 'Gray Gleam'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us skop-u-LO-rum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow grower to 15 ft. tall and 5 to 7 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Landscape Use||Windbreak, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Plant|
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