- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 2 - 3 Feet
- Mature Spread 2 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 4 - 9
Juniper is a very low-maintenance plant that is versatile and strikingly beautiful. The feathery foliage is a soft silvery green that will be on display all year long. While the plant does not get very tall, it does cover a large area as the branches creep out. On warm summer days, Grey Owl Juniper has a scent similar to Christmas trees for a pleasant and unexpected surprise.
Juniper is fast-growing and versatile. Use Grey Owl Juniper as a low hedge or groundcover, plant it along foundations or embankments, around trees, in rock gardens. This plant is not just adaptable, but it is also resilient. Grey Owl Juniper is drought tolerant as well as insect, disease, and deer resistant. This plant grows as a perennial in USDA zones 4 through 9.
Grey Owl Juniper Plant Care
Plant Grey Owl Juniper in full sun to part sun. Juniper needs 4 to 6 hours of sunlight daily to thrive. Water newly planted Juniper when the top several inches of the soil dry out, but this plant does not require much care once established. The plant may need a drink during an extended drought, but typically Juniper plants are very self-sufficient. Apply mulch around the plant to help retain moisture, especially when the plant is in an area with increased levels of sunlight.
Use well-draining soil to help shed water and prevent root rot. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer each spring. Pruning is generally unnecessary, but remove damaged growth or shape the plant as needed.
Grey Owl Juniper Plant Spacing
Grey Owl Juniper will be 2 to 3 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide once mature. Space plants 3 feet apart to create a full and seamless mass planting, or space plants further apart to give the branches room to reach.
Grey Owl Juniper Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 4 - 6 Feet|
|Spacing: 2.5 - 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: 4 Season Interest|
|Resists: Deer, Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Uses: Groundcovers, Hedges & Privacy, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Southern Living Plants|
|Common Name: Grey Owl Juniper|
|Scientific Name: Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.