UPRIGHT JUNIPER: MEDORA
LATIN NAME: JUNIPERUS SCOPULORUM 'MEDORA'
This narrow upright evergreen has blue-green and dark-green foliage. Its pyramidal growth habit reaches 10 feet in height(2-3 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a hedge, screen, and framing.
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: 3-7
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.