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Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'☼full sun /partial shade❅hardy ✿evergreen

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'☼full sun /partial shade❅hardy ✿evergreen  (Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow')

Preferred common nameRocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow'

Juniperus can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs or trees with aromatic, scale-like or sharply pointed awl-shaped leaves, and small globose fruits

'Blue Arrow' is an upright, narrowly columnar conifer with vivid steel-blue foliage

Juniperus virginiana 'Blue Arrow'
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How to growSunlight
Full sun Part shade Aspect
South-facing, North-facing, West-facing or East-facing
Exposed or Sheltered
Grow in any well-drained soil. Junipers need little if any pruning. Useful in hot sunny sites
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural or Low Maintenance

How to carePruning
No pruning required

May be attacked by aphids, juniper scale and caterpillars
May be affected by a canker
CharacteristicsPlant type
Conifer or Tree



Foliage may cause skin irritation

H4 (hardy)
Blue and Green in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

SizeUltimate height
1.5-2.5 metres

Ultimate spread
0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height
20-50 years

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love the blue ones, nice pic paul :o)

11 Jan, 2013


That's a beauty Paul!

11 Jan, 2013


Hi Sandra - it is going very blue this week, and collects raindrops all over - there's a bigger one also for £35 - it's gorgeous , wish I had bit more money to throw about lol. Becky's Bday today, all gone there :D Could have bought her it lol

11 Jan, 2013


Hi Angie - thank you very much :)))))

11 Jan, 2013


I have two of these Paul.....really good for a statement conifer and they have grown well.....must be around 5years old now, one is 5ft and the other about 4ft, yours looks a lovely specimen....:))

11 Jan, 2013


I do not want to dissappoint you, Paul, but this sort of Juniperus - as they grow older, they get a bit ugly. Have two exemplars 20 years old now and I am going to cut them.

12 Jan, 2013


I love them Janey - I love conifers - just the way they look, some smell and how they catch the rain, of course no need to worry about fleecing either

I will have to see Katarina - some can go brown - despite that it states well drained think they like a good supply of drink - just from experience , keeps them healthier

12 Jan, 2013


Even if it only lasts 10 years...still well worth it..what a lovely shape it is!

12 Jan, 2013


Certainly is Karen - love these very much :)) Thank you too Karen :))

12 Jan, 2013


They give you so much colour in the winter months Paul.

12 Jan, 2013


Yes, and I agree with San, the blue ones are gorgeous!

12 Jan, 2013


Lovely set of pics Paul...:>)

12 Jan, 2013


Thanks Linda, Karen and Motinot, very happy - because 2 months ago I moved "everything" in my garden , all seemed to have done even better :-))

13 Jan, 2013


Wonderful colour amongst all the greens should call your garden the forty shades of green, bet your mum or dad knows that song.

13 Jan, 2013


very nice mate :-)

13 Jan, 2013


Thanks Sixpence - I know it ;)) Thanks Surreylad :)))

13 Jan, 2013



14 Jan, 2013


Lovely planting ... added to GoYpedia :o)

11 Feb, 2013


Thanks again Terra :))))))))))))))))))

11 Feb, 2013


So many of your photos qualify for All Year Interest :o)))

11 Feb, 2013


Thanks Terra - I do love conifers a lot - bought another fluffy one yesterday - now waiting to go in :))

11 Feb, 2013


Have you photographed the new conifer yet ?

11 Feb, 2013


not yet Terra - will do very soon though :))

11 Feb, 2013

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