UPRIGHT JUNIPER: KETELEERI
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS CHINENSIS 'KETELEERI'
This upright evergreen has blue-green and dark-green foliage accompanied by blue-green, berry-like cones throughout the year. Its pyramidal growth habit reaches 20-30 feet in height(3-6 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a hedge, screen and windbreak.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Moderately drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet 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. Pruning is not required.