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JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

Commonly known as Rocky Mountain juniper

Narrow columnar habit and striking blue grey colour
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Paired, sharply pointed, scale-like leaves lie flat along the branches
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    50-60cm (20-24in)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Pencil shaped.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Light dappled shade

JUNIPERUS scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£15.00 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £13.00 each
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. J. virginiana 'Skyrocket'
    Pests & Diseases
    aphids, scale insects, webber moth caterpillars, twig blight, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    USA (Rocky Mountains)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Including chalky or sandy soils
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    People
    May cause skin allergy
    People
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  50-60cm (20-24in)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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