Juniper: Kallay Latin Name: juniperus chinensis ‘kallay’
The Basics This dense, flat-topped evergreen shrub is a form of pfitzer with deep green foliage. Its upright branches are clothed with sharply pointed, bright green needles amid blue, pea-sized fruits. This versatile shrub spreads 2-3 feet tall(4-6 feet wide). Ideally used as a hedge, ground-cover, screen, and windbreak.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial 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
The Care This low-maintenance 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. In the fall, shear to maintain desired shape.