Care Guide for Blue Arrow Juniper


  • Select an area with full sun.
  • Dig a hole that is twice as wide and just as deep as the root ball.
  • Remove the tree from its container and loosen any roots that are tightly packed.
  • Place the tree in the hole and backfill with soil, making sure to eliminate any air pockets.
  • Water the tree well to settle the soil.


  • Prefers well-draining soil.
  • Suitable for clay, alkaline, and compacted soils, avoid wet and soggy.


  • Spread a 2-3 inch layer of mulch around the base of the plant to conserve moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Mulch with hardwood or cypress.


  • Thrives in full sun.


  • Water regularly during the first growing season.
  • Once established, water only during extended periods of drought.


  • Fertilize during early spring with an extended-release, well balanced fertilizer.


  • Pruning is not necessary. 
  • It will maintain its columnar growth habit naturally.