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Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point' /Blue Point Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'  / Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
Pruned specimen plants at a Louisiana nursery
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Pruned specimen plants at a Louisiana nursery

Blue-green foliage a major feature of this juniper

Poodled specimen plants ready for sale

Several hundred young trees in containers at Bracy's Nursery near Amite, LA

Large speciality plant in 15 gallon containers

Nursery plantings

Speciality plant pruned in the form of a spiral

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Scientific Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
Common Name: Blue Point Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Retains its cone-shape with little or no shearing. It is excellent for screening, container growing and for specimen plant. Spider mites and bagworms can be a problem with all junipers. Chinese junipers are dioecious with male and female flowers on separate plants.