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    Blue Point Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'

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    Blue Point Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point') at Hartman Companies

    Blue Point Juniper

    Blue Point Juniper

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    Height:  12 feet

    Spread:  9 feet

    Sunlight:  full sun 

    Hardiness Zone:  4

    Description:

    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

    Ornamental Features

    Blue Point Juniper has attractive bluish-green foliage. The scale-like leaves are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. It produces powder blue berries from late spring to late winter. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

    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

    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.

     
     
    Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
    Characteristics
    Accent  Articulation  Screening  Garden 
    Applications
    Fruit  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
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