Juniper: Hetzi Latin Name: juniperus chinensis ‘Hetzii’
The Basics This upright pyramidal evergreen has rich frosty-blue foliage throughout the year. Its densely branched, semi-erect growth habit reaches 8 feet in height(6-8 feet wide). Ideally used for privacy and wind screen, hedge plant, and adding color and texture to your landscape.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 5-9
The Care This easy-to-grow 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 to desired shape is recommended only at early stages of growth to encourage branching. Pruning older branches may not encourage new growth.