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Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
8m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
20-50 years
To maturity
Toxic - Foliage may cause skin irritation.
Toxic - Foliage may cause skin irritation.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket'

Other names: Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket', Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket'

Genus: Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sky Rocket' _ 'Skyrocket' is a narrow, tall evergreen conifer with grey-blue foliage.


Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Blue, Grey-green in All seasons

Tree shape: Narrowly columnar

Toxicity: Foliage may cause skin irritation.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Specific diseases: Bark canker Bark canker

General care

Pruning: Little or no pruning required.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Foliage only

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket'

Other names: Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket', Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket'

Genus: Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Sky Rocket' _ 'Skyrocket' is a narrow, tall evergreen conifer with grey-blue foliage.


Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Blue, Grey-green in All seasons

Tree shape: Narrowly columnar

Toxicity: Foliage may cause skin irritation.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Specific diseases: Bark canker

General care

Pruning: Little or no pruning required.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Juniperus scopulorum 'Sky Rocket' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Skyrocket') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution, Foliage only

Cultivation: Plant in any well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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