SCIENTIFIC NAME: Juniperus virginiana 'Taylor'
COMMON NAME: Eastern Red Cedar (Juniper)
GARDEN SIZE: 30 ft. x 3 ft.
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
USDA ZONE: 3-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Average, well-drained soil; drought tolerant once established. Does not tolerate wet feet.
HABIT (FORM): Upright, columnar, and densely-branched conifer
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Green with a blueish hue scale-like needles
CARE: Tolerates pruning very well. The ideal time is February or March, but they can be pruned any time. Prefers poor soil, so fertilizing isn’t recommended. Could be mulched in the spring if desired.