Juniper bushesIf you plan to beautify your garden, then you can opt for juniper bushes, with its colorful and attractive foliage. These shrubs and bushes are very hardy and can grow in any soil. They are also resistant to drought and can grow very well, even if there is less rain or water scarcity.
Types of junipers
There are many varieties of juniper bushes that come in various sizes and shapes. These are some of the most popular varieties of junipers that can be found adorning the public gardens, and in some houses. Some of them are varieties of flowering shrubs and bushes.
Blue Chip Juniper
Blue Pacific Shore Juniper
Blue Point Juniper
Blue Rug Juniper
Blue Star Juniper
Weeping Blue Juniper
Gold Coast Juniper
Gold lace Juniper
Mexican Weeping Juniper
A seed of Juniper
Rocky Mountain Juniper
West Indies Juniper
Wichita Blue Juniper
Instructions for pruning a shrub Juniper
Pruning a bush or shrub will keep a check on the unnecessary growth and keep the plant in a desired shape. Pruning also helps a bush grow healthily. Never on a juniper water, as it may damage the plant. Water bush after being planted. This will help in establishing plant roots and grow. Since juniper bushes can grow at a faster pace, should be pruned routinely.
The best time to prune shrubs is late winter to early spring. This is the time when the bushes do not bear flowers, in the event that a variety of flowering shrubs and bushes are grown.
With the help of pruning shears, remove dead, broken, diseased branches. Make sure you do not remove more than five or six branches affected at one time.
Junipers are a variety of shrubs growing fast. The branches that grow strangely or intertwining with other need to be trimmed to the base, since they can hinder the healthy growth of the plant. Juniper top should be formed such that the upper branches are shorter than those near the floor. Conformation them this way will ensure that the entire bush receives enough sunlight.
While pruning the plant juniper exercise due care to cut only green growth. Cut the woody part of the plant is not advisable, as it can not grow back if you cut. Also protect your plant pest, as it can seriously hamper the growth of the plant and destroy it.
Growing juniper bushes in combination with other evergreen shrubs and hedges add an elegant touch of beauty to your garden, with its well pruned branches. For a more impressive and attractive landscape, these shrubs can be pruned in various forms.