Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps'

Chinese juniper

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Plant type

Evergreen shrub





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Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps'

Plant details

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps' is a robust, slow growing juniper with an upright, branching habit, and bears blue-green leaves with a silvery sheen. It's the perfect choice for growing as a focal point in an ornamental border. It's also suitable for growing in a container.

For best results grow Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps' in an open, sheltered sunny spot, in well-drained soil.

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Juniperus

Species: chinensis

Cultivar: Aurea

Plant type: Evergreen shrub

Foliage colour: Golden

Feature: Cones

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 1100cm

Spread: 500cm

Time to take cuttings: June to July

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