Care Guide for Hollywood Juniper Juniperus Chinensis Torulosa

PLANTING AND CARE OUTDOORS -  When it’s time to plant your tree, dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and deep enough so that the top of the root ball is level with the ground. Place the tree upright and fill in the soil around the root ball, tamping down to eliminate air pockets and thoroughly watering. 

MULCH - Add a 2-3 inch layer of organic hardwood mulch to retain moisture and discourage weed growth.

SOIL - Hollywood Juniper are easily grown in a wide range of soils, including clay, alkaline and compacted soils, avoid wet soggy soils, once established Hollywood Juniper is highly adaptable and deer and resistant.

WATER - Water well every 2-3 days until established, water frequently during extremely hot months

LIGHT - thrives in full sun.

FERTILIZE - Applying a slow-release, 180 days duration, well balance fertilizer is probably the simplest solution and least expensive. Fertilize your cypress trees during spring or summer once a year.

PRUNING - you can shape as desired, however is not necessary, it will maintain its columnar growth habit naturally.