Tolleson's Weeping Juniper
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow, most of the cultivars will average 6-12" per year.Mature Height - 20'Mature Width - 8-12'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious or dioecious; male has 6 stamensFruit - Cones nearly globular, to 0.33" across, dark blue, ripening in the second year, containing 2 triangular, reddish brown, prominently angled, grooved seedsLeaf - Fall Color - Bark - Reddish brown or gray, shredding but persistent.Other Features - Interesting form, silver-blue foliage hangs string-like from arching branches.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Withstands drought conditions very well; same requirements as other Juniperus. Supposedly cold hardy anywhere in the country.Native Habitat - Dry, rocky ridges, on the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains from Alberta to Texas, westward to the coast of British Columbia and Washington, and to eastern Oregon, Nevada, and northern Arizona. Introduced 1836.Diseases and Insects - Phomopsis blight, canker caused by Botryosphaeria stevensii, also serves as an alternate host for cedar apple rust.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Juniper.- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.- Other plants of the genus Juniperus.- Other plants of the species Juniperus scopulorum.