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JUNIPERUS virginiana 'Blue Arrow'

Commonly known as Eastern red cedar, Pencil juniper

An even more striking habit and colour than 'Skyrocket'
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Sharply pointed juvenile leaves and scale-like adult leaves
  • Height
    4-5m (13-16ft)
  • Spread
    2m (6½ft)
  • Conifer
    Distinct, erect growing stems.
  • Tree
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Light dappled shade.

JUNIPERUS virginiana 'Blue Arrow'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    An improvement on Skyrocket.
    Pests & Diseases
    aphids, scale insects, webber moth caterpillars, twig blight, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    Eastern USA (Maine to Texas)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
  • Leaf shape
    Rhomboidal
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    Including chalky or sandy soils.
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
4-5m (13-16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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.
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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™.
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