Juniper Blue Point #5

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$79.99

Botanical Name: Juniperus Chinensis 'Blue Point'

Cultivar: Blue Point

A beautiful evergreen shrub for the garden with characteristic blue-green needle-like foliage and blue berries, unique conical growth habit, great for form and color in the garden, needs full sun

Plant Categories: Shrub, Hedge Shrub, Dwarf Conifer, Evergreen Shrub


Water Requirements
Dry, Average, Moist


Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun


Plant Height
12 Feet


Plant Width/Spread
9 Feet

Advantages:

Deer Resistant

Noteworthy Shape

Noteworthy Texture

Provides Winter Interest

Noteworthy Foliage

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Description

Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone4a
Growth RateSlow
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning

Foliage

Foliage TypeEvergreen
Plant FormPyramidal

Flowers

Flower FragranceUnscented

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryJuniper
Landscape ApplicationAccent, Articulation, Screening, Garden

Details

Planting & Growing

Blue Point Juniper will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 9 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Landscape Attributes

Blue Point Juniper is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Blue Point Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Accent, Vertical Accent, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use

Ornamental Features

Blue Point Juniper is a dwarf conifer which is primarily valued in the landscape or garden for its distinctively pyramidal habit of growth. It has attractive bluish-green evergreen foliage. The scale-like sprays of foliage are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. It produces powder blue berries from late spring to late winter.