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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Conifer
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Wind / Dust Break
  • Sound Barrier
  • Privacy / Hedge / Living Fence
Growth Rate
  • Fast
  • Medium
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Low Water Use
Nature Attraction
  • Deer Resistant
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Juniperus is very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Skyrocket is very narrow in growth and not recommended for windbreaks.

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Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

Buy Skyrocket Juniper online. A common variety that has been planted in landscapes for many years.The foliage is silvery blue throughout the entire year. Skyrocket is a narrower growing juniper and used to flank entryways or can be planted against the walls of tall buildings. Skyrocket is a fairly fast grower and like most junipers tolerates drier conditions.This is a scopulorum variety and prefers growing in drier climates like New Mexico, Colorado.Buy USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9 online.

Mature Height:

15 Feet

Mature Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Cupressaceae · Common Name: Juniper

Juniper species cannot be shipped into CA.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 1246

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
(2309 units available now - SG)

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 4042

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(-1 units available now)

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 8772

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(6 units available now - S)

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 4043

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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Customer Testimonials

The trees arrived strong and healthy. I'm looking forward to seeing them bloom next spring.

Hoptinkin, MA
October 2014

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