Juniper Grey Owl or Juniperus Grey Owl Juniperus Virginiana Grey Owl, commonly known just as Juniper Grey Owl, is an evergreen conifer shrub that boasts arching branches covered in bluish-grey, scale-like foliage. The irregular, spreading bushy habit of this shrub makes it suited as a tall groundcover. In the winter, Juniperus Grey Owl produces inconspicuous white flowers, followed by a profusion of Juniper berries (which are actually seed cones that resemble berries). Purplish-blue, they are loved by birds that feast on them in the winter.
Height and Spread of Juniper Grey Owl Slow-growing, the Juniperus Grey Owl shrub will reach a maximum height of 1.5 to 2.5 metres, with a spread of 2.5 to 4 metres.
How Hardy is Juniper Grey Owl Fully hardy in the United Kingdom, this evergreen shrub is tough enough for the severest European climates. This cultivar is also drought-tolerant and pollution tolerant.
How To Use Juniper Grey Owl Compact but wide-spreading, Juniperus Grey Owl is uniquely suited to be used as a tall groundcover. It can be used to cover up bare patches in the garden or planted en masse to add texture to the landscape. This evergreen conifer shrub is undemanding and tolerant of pollution, so it is a clever solution for urban gardeners looking for a fuss-free and versatile shrub to add to their city oasis. Juniperus Grey Owl is also a good choice for a wildlife garden, as its berries provide sustenance to a variety of birds in wintertime.
How To Care For Juniper Grey Owl You could say that Juniperus Grey Owl thrives on neglect: this shrub does not require pruning, it will grow in almost any soil as long as it is well-drained, and does as well in full sun as it does in partial shade.