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Juniperus chinensis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 30 ft (9 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Aromatic, sharp-pointed, green juvenile leaves; scale-like adult leaves

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 4-9

Description: In its native China and Japan this is a variable species in both habit and mature size. Commercially the straight species is generally a pyramidal tree to 30 ft (9 m) with predominantly blunt-tipped adult foliage but also prickly juvenile foliage, both on

Growth Habit: Pyramidal habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

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