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Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'

WICHITA BLUE JUNIPER

Buy Wichita Blue Juniper online. Is the most common blue variety of upright Junipers. Wichita Blue has been planted in landscapes for many years and is known for having the bluest foliage of all the upright Junipers. This variety is a fairly fast grower and like most Junipers tolerates drier soil conditions. This is a scopulorum variety and prefers growing in drier climates like New Mexico, Colorado.Buy USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9 online.

Height:

15-20 Feet

Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
  • Exfoliating
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Gray
  • Blue
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Blue
  • Gray
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Blue
  • Gray
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Gray
  • Blue
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Low Water Use
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Border Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Accent Plant
  • Provides Shade
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

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

Interesting Notes

Wichita Blue has the bluest foliage of the upright Junipers. Plant 4'- 6' apart to form a hedge row.