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Rocky Mountain Juniper – Juniperus scopularum

(25 seeds)

$4.15

Tough, versatile and great for the beginner.

Along with Pines and Maples, the Junipers are extremely popular bonsai trees. This juniper is a bit slower growing than other varieties, but exhibits the same rugged features that make it great for most upright and slanting bonsai styles. A great tree for the beginner.  
 

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Along with Pines and Maples, the Junipers are extremely popular bonsai trees. This juniper is a bit slower growing than other varieties, but exhibits the same rugged features that make it great for most upright and slanting bonsai styles. A great tree for the beginner.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Beginner

Bonsai Styles

Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Root Over Rock

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant

In the Garden

This Juniper is a small tree native to western parts of North America. It’s a slow growing, evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal habit. The adult leaves are scale-like while the juvenile leaves (on young seedlings only) are needle-like, 5-10 mm long. It’s conical, upright habit makes it popular as a garden plant.

Propagation

This variety is cold and drought tolerant and will do well in most soils that are well draining. For best results, grow outdoors in full sun.

Common Name:Rocky Mountain Juniper
Scientific Name:Juniperus scopularum
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 25
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Light
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Root Over Rock
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant
Growing Information

In the Garden

This Juniper is a small tree native to western parts of North America. It’s a slow growing, evergreen tree with a narrow, pyramidal habit. The adult leaves are scale-like while the juvenile leaves (on young seedlings only) are needle-like, 5-10 mm long. It’s conical, upright habit makes it popular as a garden plant.

Propagation

This variety is cold and drought tolerant and will do well in most soils that are well draining. For best results, grow outdoors in full sun.

Product Details
Common Name:Rocky Mountain Juniper
Scientific Name:Juniperus scopularum
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 25
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Any
Soil Type:Chalk, Clay, Loam, Saline, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Light
Flower Colour:Unremarkable
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Beginner
Bonsai Styles:Semi-cascade, Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk, Root Over Rock
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:2-5m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Arid/Semi Arid, Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Fragrant

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