Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Glauca'
- Common Name(s):
- Hetz Blue Juniper
- 'Hetzii Glauca'
A graceful upright small conifer in the Juniperaceae family that is prized for its dramatic blue-green foilage. Its dense branching habit works well as a privacy screen , boarder, or divider. Planted en masse, it helps with erosion control. It effectively blocks both hot and cold winds when planted in a tight row. It also works as a single specimen where its fountain shape is best seen. It is a low maintenance plant suited to shearing into formal shapes and is seen in Asian or contemporary gardens.
Seasons of Interest:
Wildlife Value: This plant is resistant to damage by deer.
Play Value: Wildlife Enhancement
- 8 ft.
- No flowers.
- Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of a wide variety of soils including clay. Intolerant of wet soils. Tolerant of some drought once established. Also tolerant of many city air pollutants and shallow, dry, rocky soil.
- Fountain, dense
- 10 ft.
- Growth Rate:
NCCES plant id: 3272