UPRIGHT JUNIPER: IOWA
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS CHINENSIS 'IOWA'
This is a slow-growing evergreen shrub with a formal appearance, with its narrow, columnar form and outstanding gray-green foliage. It grows to 15 feet tall and 10 feet wide at maturity. Its growth remains dense as it matures. Silvery-blue, waxy berries are highly decorative.
Amount of Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly
Soil Conditions: Well drained alkaline/sandy soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 3-9
This low-maintenance, upright 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. Shear annually to maintain desired shape. Pruning is not required.