Tips for Growing Skyrocket Junipers

'Skyrocket' juniper is a columnar evergreen tree that is perfect for small spaces and can be used as a privacy screen or a focal point in the garden. It is a cultivar of the Rocky Mountain juniper and reaches a height of 20 feet and a width of three feet. The tree is cold hardy and can tolerate various environmental conditions, including extreme temperatures, pollution, and depleted soil. However, it does not thrive in hot and humid areas. 'Skyrocket' juniper has a shallow root system and can be propagated from cuttings or transplants. It requires well-draining soil and full sun exposure. Pruning and maintenance are minimal, and the tree is resistant to pests and diseases. It is commonly used as a windbreak, privacy screen, or garden centerpiece.

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