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Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'

is a fully hardy perennial evergreen conifer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. This conifer has all year round interest.

Soil

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 4.5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8.5 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to chalk, clay, peat, sand, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.

Growth

This is a columnar plant has an ultimate height of 2.5m / 8.2ft and spread of 0.5m / 1.6ft. It can take 36-40 years to reach its ultimate height.

Leaves

It has green leaves.

Toxicity

Slight in whole plant. Contact with the skin may cause irritation.

Uses

Bank and slope, low maintenance, mixed shrub border and coastal/seaside suitable.

Tolerances

Salt/sea spray (high), deer (high), rabbits (high), air pollution (high) and wind (high).

-40°C / -40F 4.5 to 8.5 36-40 years 2.5m / 8.2ft 0.5m / 1.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Juniperus
Specific epithet ? scopulorum
Cultivar ?Blue Arrow
IPNI details on Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
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