Botanical Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
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Common Name: Blue Point Juniper  
Plant photo of: Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

3-6', 6-12'

 

Flower Color

n/a

 

Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Blue Green, Grey

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

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Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

n/a

Design Styles

Formal, Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch

 

Accenting Features

Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Background, Entry, Foundation, Patio, Swimming Pool

 

Special Uses

Container, Screen, Topiary

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor
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  • Description

  • Notes

Dense, soft, blue green foliage covers this pyramidal-shaped conifer. There is little to no shearing required, and it can reach a height of 12'. Junipers are highly combustible plants.
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halway with native soil and water. 5. Finish backfilling hole, build basin and water.