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Juniperus sabina


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 7 ft (2 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green foliage; deep blue fruit

Uses: Conifer gardens Ground cover Rock gardens Spillover planting

Zones: 4-9

Description: From southern and central Europe and lower altitudes in southeast Russia, this is a variable but spreading and self-layering ground cover, excellent for binding sloping sites. Containing savin, an oily medicinal compound, the dark green foliage releases a

Growth Habit: Spreading self-layering habit

Comments: Foliage has unpleasant aroma; cultivars available

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