• Hardy
  • Canadian Grown
  • Value Packs
  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE


Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'

Skyrocket Juniper, Blue Rocky Mountain Juniper, Blue Upright Juniper

Main interest:
columnar habit, blue-green evergreen foliage, all year-round colour
full sun
Soil humidity:
dry to moist soil; well drained
Flower colour:
brownish yellow
Mildly fragrant
Flowering period:
bluish green
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3a: -40 °C (-40 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 10 ft (3 m) width: 4 ft (1.2 m)
vertical accent, specimen, narrow hedge, screen

Skyrocket Upright Juniper, also known as Rock mountain Juniper is useful as dramatic vertical evergreen accent. Its narrow, columnar growth habit makes it a wonderful choice for those tight areas along walkways, and in small gardens. Group for privacy screens, and hedges.

Growing to 10 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide, it displays lovely, bluish green foliage, which is slightly bluer in late spring. The pollen cones are produced in early spring and are up to 4mm long. The seed cones are dark blue, berry like, and are up to 1cm in diameter. It is very attractive to birds. It is tolerant of urban pollution. It is particularly tolerant of hot sunny sites.

Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket' is a cultivar of Juniperus scopulorum which is native from Alberta and British Columbia.

Please use availability information as a guide only. The weather is a fickle thing, and impacts when our plants are actually available for shipping. Please be aware that we are not answering emails regarding plants availability. The best advice we can give you is to check back once in a while, choose a size option and check the current stock.

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable. We don't know when it will be back in stock. Please visit this page for updates.

Also known as: Blue Columnar Juniper, Rocky Mountain Red Cedar, Colorado Red Cedar, Western Red Cedar, River Juniper, Western Juniper, Seaside Juniper, Cedro Rojo

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On LinkedinVisit Us On Instagram