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parsons juniper has blue green scalelike foliage
Photo 4 of 10This is a small, spreading evergreen shrub noted for its blue-green scalelike foliage.

Parson's Juniper (4 of 10)

Plant in full sun in moist but well-drained soil
Drought tolerant once established
Fertilize in mid spring with water-soluble fertilizer
Prune as needed to maintain shape
Dog urine may leave brown spots on foliage
Height: 2-3 feet; Width: 4-10 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-11:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch after first frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch after first frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall.
Zone 10: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall.
Zone 11: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall.

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