UPRIGHT JUNIPER: HILLSPIRE
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA 'CUPRESSIFOLIA'
This upright evergreen shrub has dark-green foliage that carries throughout winter. Its symmetrically tapering growth habit reaches 10-15 feet in height(6-8 feet wide). Its durability and versatility make it ideally used for privacy or wind screen, hedge plant, and accent specimen.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
This easy-to-grow evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.