Juniperus virginiana


pp#33,287; CBRAF

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Juniperus Aquavita's evergreen foliage in fall Juniperus Aquavita's blue evergreen foliage in landscape.
  • Native
  • Easy to Grow
  • Deer Resistant

An instant favorite in our field trials, this aqua-blue, pyramidal juniper is more graceful, more natural than the super narrow 'Blue Arrow'. Adaptable, elegant, and easy to grow, this colorful native cedar will find a place in every garden and landscape.

USDA Zone 4-9 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun

Height 12-15'

Width 3-4'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Blue

Liner Sizes 4", Quick Turn

Soil Well-drained soil is imperative; can tolerate dry conditions and poor soils.

Pruning Pruning is not typically required as a matter of course; prune to shape or to control spread as needed.

Uses Mass plantings, specimen plant.

Growing Tips Tolerates hot, dry, sunny locations and urban sites.