Description: A beautiful evergreen shrub for the garden with characteristic blue-green needle-like foliage and blue berries; unique conical growth habit, great for form and color in the garden; needs full sun Ornamental Features: Blue Point Juniper has attractive bluish-green foliage. The scale-like leaves are ornamentally significant but remain bluish-green through the winter. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. It produces powder blue berries from late spring right through to late winter. The rough gray bark is not particularly outstanding. Landscape Attributes: Blue Point 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. Blue Point Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications; General Garden Use Accent Vertical Accent Hedges/Screening Plant Characteristics: Blue Point Juniper will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 9 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow 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.