Upright Juniper: Spiny Greek
Latin Name: Chinensis 'Spiny Greek'
- This Fast-Growing, Upright Evergreen's Blue-Green Foliage Has a Prickly Feel, Hence the Name 'Spiny,' and the Glowing Coloration Persists Throughout the Year. Its Dense, Compact, Columnar Growth Habit Reaches 12-15 Feet Tall (4-5 Feet Wide).
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: 4-9.
- 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. Shear Annually to Maintain Desired Shape. Pruning Is Not Required.