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Juniper - Blue Point / Size 1
Blue Point Juniper

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*Average Plant Shipping Size: 14" - 20" tall / Quart size rootball

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Our Price: $7.25

Product Code: JUNBPT1

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'

Overall Description

A very hardy, fast growing upright juniper with a very pyramidal, columnar growth habit. Withstands drought & windy conditions better than most upright junipers. Good choice for privacy borders, wind screens, as well as accent & group plantings. Retains excellent color through the winter. Prefers slightly acidic, well drained soil. Full sun to part shade.

Plant Facts & Specifications

--Mature Height : 10 - 14 ft

--Mature Width : 4 - 5 ft

--Growth Rate :
Moderate to fast ( 8" - 12" avg per yr )

--Hardiness Zones :
4 - 9

--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.

--Foliage Color & Texture :
Bluish green foliage is extremely dense in full sun spots, a little less dense in partial shade locations. Texture is needle like, and very prickly to the touch.

--Flower, Cone, Or Berry Facts :
None to mention.

--Diseases / Insects :
Rather trouble free juniper - however Phomopsis & Kabatina blights have been observed on specimens that have been kept in very wet conditions, or in soil with inadequate drainage.

--Recommended Spacing :
Approximately 4 ft apart recommended for most border & screen plantings

--Deer Resistance Rating :
Lowest Resistance [ 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 ] Highest Resistance

--Fertilization / Feeding :
For maximum health & hardiness, we highly recommend a good grade granular ( preferably organic ) fertilizer / plant food for use with all of our plant species. We personally use, and recommend the Espoma line of organic plant foods, as they are super effective yet gentle enough to use on even the most delicate of evergreen species where fertilizer burn would normally be a major concern. However, a water soluble type plant food (Miracle Gro, or equivalent ) are also acceptable options. Other granular fertilizers with a 6 - 12 - 12, or 10 - 10 - 10 ratio can also be used - but we suggest using them at 1/2 - 3/4 strength to avoid any chemical burn issues to the root system of the plants. Best to fertilize in early spring, and again in mid fall - avoid feeding standard chemical fertilizers during hot summer months, and directly after transplanting. The Espoma Organic Plant Foods may be used at anytime.

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