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Rocky Mountain Juniper

Botanical Name: Juniperus Scopulorum
Hardiness Zones: 4-8
Mature Height: 40'
Growth Rate: Slow
Seed Source: Arizona

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CRMAG361Y031 Y3 – 6″

1.891.521.321.060.960.93
CRMAG361Y061 Y6 – 9″

2.131.721.491.21.091.05
CRMAG361Y091 Y9 – 12″

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CRMAG501Y011 Y1 - 3"

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CRMAG501Y031 Y3 – 6″

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CRMAG501Y061 Y6 – 9″

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CRMAG502Y032 Y3 – 6″

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CRMAG502Y062 Y6 – 9″

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Notes
The Rocky Mountain Juniper is sometimes confused with Red Cedar. However, there are several differences. When it comes to the Rocky Mountain Juniper, branches grow more upright, are smaller, tends to produce the same color year round, and grow at a slower pace than Red Cedar.

Uses
Rocky Mountain Juniper trees are favored for their erosion control, windbreak capabilities, landscape accents, bonsai features.

Wildlife Value
Rocky Mountain Juniper are unique as they continuously create fruit all year long. Their fruit serves as emergency food for many species of birds and other wildlife throughout the winter.

History & Lore
This tree is native to the North American Rocky Mountain range and the Northwestern Great Plains range.

Hardiness Zones
4-8

Tree Type
Conifer

Tree Subtype
Juniper

Mature Height
40'

Mature Spread
15'

Growth Rate
Slow

Seed Source
Arizona

Sun Preference
Full sun, part shade

Soil PH Range
5.5-7.5

Soil Preference
Sandy, loose rocky, gravelly

Tolerant
Drought

Intolerant
Excessive moisture and heat

Diseases
Cercospera blight, canker, cedar apple rust.

Pests
Bagworms, spider mites

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care