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Juniperus occidentalis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green scale-like leaves; reddish brown fruit

Uses: Conifer gardens Hedge Windbreaks

Zones: 5-9

Description: Found in harsh exposed positions in the mountains of California, this species is often shrubby in the wild, but in protected areas and gardens it becomes a tree up to 40?ft (12?m) tall. Its branches have a near-horizontal habit, with drooping tips and blu

Growth Habit: Broad conical with horizontal branches

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