Upright Juniper: Moonglow Latin Name: juniperus scopulorum 'Moonglow'
The Basics This upright evergreen’s silver-blue foliage takes on a slight purplish cast during the winter. Its broad, pyramidal growth habit reaches 15 feet tall(8 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a hedge, screen and windbreak.
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: 3-7
The Care 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.