Upright Juniper: Torulosa Latin Name: juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa'
The Basics This fast-growing, upright evergreen’s emerald green foliage persists throughout the year. Its uniquely twisted, spreading growth habit reaches 15 feet tall(10 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a hedge, screen, accent, topiary, and windbreak. Also called Hollywood Juniper.
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: 4-9
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.