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Skyrocket Juniper (12 of 16)

Very narrow and upright.
Plant in full sun to light shade.
Fertilize in early spring; prune if needed in late winter.
Plant in average, moist but well-drained soil.
Height: 8-12 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Hardy in zones (3) 4-9:
Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring; plant may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt; pull mulch back in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch heavily after first hard frost to prevent winter heaving; protect from salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun to light shade; mulch in fall.

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