Rocky Mountain Juniper, juniperus scopulorum

Rocky Mountain Juniper, juniperus scopulorum
Item# DA-rockymtjuniper
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Product Description

Inventory as of Feb. 1, 2018: 5000 Seeds

Seed Specifications: Purity - 100%; Projected Germination Rate - 83%; Where Harvested (location) - South Dakota

Most Rocky Mountain Juniper cultivars are pyramidal to columnar in form with blue to green foliage. Fruit is a berry-like cone, dark blue-black with a white bloom. Can be used effectively for screens or hedges. Provides a strong vertical accent in the landscape. Native to dry, rocky areas in the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Likes a well drained soil and full sun. Quite drought tolerant. Does well in dry, rocky or sandy soils. The Rocky Mt. Juniper can reach heights of 20 feet and widths up to 8 feet. It is cold hardy to USDA zone 3.

Recommended Planting instructions:

Scarification: Soak in hot tap water for 6 hours. Stratification: Cold Stratify for 120 days or warm stratify for 120 days. Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp soil, and mulch seed bed, cover seedbed with some shade. Other: Fall sowing in mulched seedbed is prefered to artificial stratification.