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Growth Facts

Blue Arrow Juniper

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
A sharp, sophisticated evergreen with steely blue needles that complement everything.

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Wonderfully living up to its name, this charismatic conifer features dense steely blue foliage on a slim, pyramidal framework. With its silver-blue evergreen glow and neat rounded shape, this nifty conifer will give you four seasons of interest while requiring hardly any maintenance. Making it a beautiful specimen and focal point in any garden. Create a charming atmosphere in small corners and balconies. It's beauty and brains - you can't go wrong with this versatile radiance!

Growth Facts

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The Story

This type of Juniper was introduced in 1949 by a developing horticultural team at Pine Grove Nurseries in Pennsylvania. It was carefully preserved and named “Blue Arrow,” which is fitting to its silvery look. Juniper berries are the source of flavoring gin, and its foliage and wood contain rich volatile oils that these plants resistant to decay and nearly drought-proof!

The Details

You may want to keep Blue Arrow Juniper trimmed as a neat, formal accent by pruning it annually. Just clean up the new growth each summer. However, if you do no trimming, you’ll allow more of the pretty blue berries to form. The berries make a nice show from fall into winter, or until the birds carry them all off.

How to Grow

Blue Arrow Juniper is easy to please, provided it receives lots of sun and it’s planted in soil that drains well. As with any tree, regular irrigation is necessary during the establishment period; we recommend the Bower & Branch Elements™ Watering System to supply the right amount. After it has put down roots, it will be quite drought tolerant. Feed with Bower & Branch Elements™ Fertilizer for optimum growth. Prune in summer if desired. Mountbatten is generally trouble-free.

More Info

Cold Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 3
Heat Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 7
Avg Mature Height 12-15 ft
Avg Mature Width 2 ft
Spacing 2 ft
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Hummingbirds No
Attracts Pollinators No
Deer Resistant No
Drought Tolerant No
Dry, Poor Soils No
Fragrant No
Groundcover No
Native No
Salt Tolerance/Seashore No
Shade Tolerance No
Showy Flowers No
Wet Moist Soils No
Winter Interest No
Woodland Garden No
Decor/Craft Use No

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