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Juniperus communis


 

Juniperus communis
Common juniper

One of the most widely distributed native plants in the world, this evergreen species is represented in the trade by a host of cultivars that vary from narrow fastigiated to broad-rounded habits.

Habit:Narrow fastigiate to broad rounded or even irregular, bearing ascending and spreading branches; usually multi-stemmed, branching close to the ground
Size:10-15' high
Color:Gray-green to blue-green, often discoloring in winter
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 2a USDA
Habitat:Europe, Mediterranean, Asia Minor, North American east coast
Family:Cupressaceae

 
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