Mountbatten Juniper

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Quick Overview

Mountbatten Juniper has an attractive upright, pyramidal form with bluish-green to gray needle-like foliage with powder-blue berries that arrive in late spring and persist through winter. This tree has the classic Juniper look and is a cultivar of the Chinese Juniper, making it adaptable and winter-hardy.

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Mountbatten Juniper has an attractive upright, pyramidal form with bluish-green to gray needle-like foliage with powder-blue berries that arrive in late spring and persist through winter. This tree has the classic Juniper look and is a cultivar of the Chinese Juniper, making it adaptable and winter-hardy.

Where to put it:

Mountbatten Juniper is ideal for hedging or privacy screening. This tree will also do well as a vertical accent in the landscape.

What it needs:

Mountbatten Juniper is drought, wind, and salt tolerant. This tree will do best in full to partial sun and prefers well-drained soil. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the root system is well-established.

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Juniperus chinensis ‘Mountbatten’
Hardiness Zone 4-9
Tree Type Ornamental & Flowering, Evergreen
Size Range Compact Tree (6-15 feet)
Mature Height 14'
Mature Spread 8'
Shape Pyramidal
Foliage Color blue/green
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit green berry-like cones
Landscape Uses Under Utility Wires, Hedge, Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Slow
Plant Tolerance Adaptable