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Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'

Other names

Rocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow'

Genus

Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Arrow' _ 'Blue Arrow' is an upright, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a narrowly columnar habit. Its foliage is a vivid blue-green.


Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Narrowly columnar, Upright

Toxicity

Foliage may cause skin irritation.

Foliage

Blue, Green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Canker Canker

General care

Pruning

Little or no pruning required.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

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 'Blue Arrow'

Other names

Rocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow'

Genus

Juniperus Juniperus

Variety or Cultivar

'Blue Arrow' _ 'Blue Arrow' is an upright, evergreen, coniferous shrub with a narrowly columnar habit. Its foliage is a vivid blue-green.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Narrowly columnar, Upright

Toxicity

Foliage may cause skin irritation.


Colour

Foliage

Blue, Green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Juniper scale

Specific diseases

Canker

General care

Pruning

Little or no pruning required.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow' (Rocky Mountain juniper 'Blue Arrow') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

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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Blue Arrow

I have 3 Blue Arrow conifers about 1900mm two years old. I have noticed this March that there are signs of some dead stalks mainly at the bottom of the trees. Can you advise what could have caused… read more

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