Care Guide for Skyrocket Juniper


  • Choose a location with well-draining soil.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the plant's 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.
  • Tamp down the soil and water thoroughly.


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


  • Mulch the base of the tree with 2-3 inches of organic matter, such as leaves, bark, or wood chips.
  • Apply the mulch over the entire planting area. 


  • Thrives in full sun. 


  • Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep and strong root system. 
  • Once established, water only during extended periods of drought.


  • Fertilize during early spring with a slow-release, granular fertilizer.


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