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Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket' /Skyrocket Eastern Redcedar

Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket'   / Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket'
Striking steel-blue colored foliage
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Striking steel-blue colored foliage

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Scientific Name: Juniperus virginiana 'Skyrocket'
Common Name: Skyrocket Eastern Redcedar
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: This stately, columnar plant is the narrowest juniper avialable. It is deer resistant and tolerates droughty soils, only needs an occasional watering after it is established. Birds eat the fruit. Used as a windbreak and as a storng vertical accent in the garden.