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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
Chinese juniper 'Blaauw'
Juniperus × gracilis 'Blaauw' Juniperus × media 'Blaauw'
Juniperus × media 'Blauws Variety' Juniperus × pfitzeriana 'Blaauw'
Juniperus can be prostrate or erect, evergreen shrubs or trees with aromatic, scale-like or sharply pointed awl-shaped leaves, and small globose fruits
'Blaauw' is a vigorous evergreen conifer making an erect medium-sized shrub with strongly ascending main branches. Foliage mainly scale-like, blue-grey, in large plume-like sprays
Toxicity Foliage may cause skin irritation
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any well-drained soil. Junipers need little if any pruning. Useful in hot sunny sites
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by aphids, juniper scale and caterpillars
May be affected by a canker
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