Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii columnaris'/Hetz Columnar Chinese Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii columnaris' / Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii columnaris'
Foliage green most of year
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Foliage green most of year

Female plants produce berries

Juvenile foliage scale-like and mature is needle-like

Close-up of foliage

Upright, columnar form of this juniper

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Scientific Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii columnaris'
Common Name: Hetz Columnar Chinese Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: A dioecious species. This juniper is tolerant of deer, drought, heat, rabbits and wind. Has an ujpright, columnar shape. Does not perform well in clay soils. Used in groups and in hedges.