UPRIGHT JUNIPER: BURKI
LATIN NAME: CUPRESSACEAE JUNIPERUS VIRFINIANA BURKII
This upright evergreen’s foliage has blue-green scales and needles. Its pyramidal growth habit reaches 20 feet tall (8 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a specimen, border planting, screen, and windbreak.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Prefers well-drained soil; Salt tolerant
Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-9
This low-maintenance evergreen shrub 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 old foliage is recommended to maintain a well-groomed appearance.