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Blue Star Juniper
Blue Star Juniper



 
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BEAUTIFUL SILVERY BLUE MOUNDS!!!
 
*Availability Status: In stock & currently shipping
*Average Plant Shipping Size: 3"-4" tall / 4"-7" wide

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Our Price : $5.95

Product Code: JUNBST1

PLANT DESCRIPTIONS & FACTS
 
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Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'
 
Overall Description
 
  This plant has a low growing, rounded, compact growth habit. It has very rich, silvery-blue needles year around. Makes a very pretty groundcover as it matures. Slower growth rate than most junipers. Prefers full sun, but will accept some shade. Excellent choice for a colorful accent border to trim our larger foundation or specimen planting areas. First discovered around 1950, and has been a very popular choice - especially in cooler, more temperate climates ever since.

 Plant Facts & Specifications
 
Mature Height: 1 1/2 - 2 ft
 
Mature Width:  3-5 ft
 
Growth rate: Slow to moderate ( 2"- 4" avg per yr )
 
Hardiness Zones:  4-8 ( if unsure of your zone, please use zone finder below )
 
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade. Growth rate will be slightly slower in shadier spots.
 
Soil Preference: Average to slightly acidic & sandy - well drained. Mulching recommended.
 
Foliage Color & Texture: Foliage is needle like, and very, very silvery blue. Has a prickly feel to it, but looks much more intimidating than it actually is.

Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts: None to mention
 
Diseases / Insects: Rather trouble free juniper - however many Juniperus squamata varieties have been known to be susceptible to bagworms from time to time. Inspect plants once or twice a year for any signs of bagworm infestations.
 
Fertilization / Feeding: Either water soluble ( Miracle Gro, or equivalent ), or granular ( Holly Tone is excellent ). Other granular types with 6-12-12, or 10-10-10 ratio is acceptable. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting.

 
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