Torulosa Upright Juniper
This fast-growing, upright evergreen’s emerald green foliage persists throughout the year. Its uniquely twisted, spreading growth habit reaches 15 feet tall (10 feet wide). Its size and density make it ideally used as a hedge, screen, accent, topiary, and windbreak. Also called Hollywood Juniper.
Amount of Sunlight: Thrives in full sun; Tolerates shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
This low-maintenance, upright evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear annually to maintain desired shape. Pruning is not required.