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Juniperus brevifolia

Classification

Order: Pinales
   Family: Cupressaceae
            Genus: Juniperus
                        Specie: Juniperus brevifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green leaves; reddish brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 8-10

Description: From the Azores, this is a prickly small tree with a sturdy trunk resembling Juniperus oxycedrus but with shorter blue-green leaves and smaller cones which are rounded and dark reddish brown. It is not hardy in cold areas. ZONES 8?10.

Growth Habit: Conical with pendulous habit

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