Taylor Redcedar

Juniperus virginiana 'Taylor'

Taylor Redcedar

$540.00$832.00

$540.00$832.00

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Height : 18 feet
Spread: 4 feet
Sunlight: full sun
Water Usage: dry to moist
Landscape Use: Accent, Vertical Accent, Hedges/Screening, General Garden Use
Flower Color: N/A
Bloom Period:N/A
Foliage Type: evergreen
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: Yes

Quick Description
When you just have to have that exclamation point in your landscape, this is it – a pencil-thin columnar evergreen with grayish-green foliage held in a distinctive way; best used with a specific purpose or design in mind, can be used as a formal hedge

What Makes it Special?
Taylor Redcedar is a dwarf conifer which is primarily valued in the landscape for its rigidly columnar form. It has attractive grayish green evergreen foliage. The scale-like sprays of foliage are highly ornamental and remain grayish green throughout the winter.


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Landscape Attributes
Taylor Redcedar is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don’t particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Planting & Growing
Taylor Redcedar will grow to be about 18 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 70 years or more.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.



Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

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