Grey Owl Juniper
Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us vir-jin-ee-AH-na|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Easy Care Plant|
Easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Feed in early spring. For a tidy appearance, prune annually to shape.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9