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Star Power Juniper

Juniperus 'J.N. Select Blue'

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Star Power Juniper (Juniperus 'J.N. Select Blue') at Peck's Green Thumb Nursery

Star Power Juniper

Star Power Juniper

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Star Power Juniper (Juniperus 'J.N. Select Blue') at Peck's Green Thumb Nursery

Star Power Juniper foliage

Star Power Juniper foliage

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  17 feet

Spread:  9 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Description:

A fine, fast growing juniper with interesting star-like blue-green foliage and a dense, pyramidal habit of growth; the unusual foliage gives the plant a rich texture; a beautiful selection for screening that is deer resistant; exceptionally hardy

Ornamental Features

Star Power Juniper has attractive bluish-green foliage. The needles are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. It produces blue berries from late spring to late winter. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Star Power Juniper is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Star Power Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Vertical Accent
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Star Power Juniper will grow to be about 17 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 9 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Articulation  Garden 
Applications
Fruit  Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features

This Plant Finder tool is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact the store directly for availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit our store to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.