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Juniperus squamata


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 20 in?6 ft (50 cm?1.8 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Juvenile awl-shaped leaves; red-brown bark

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Windbreaks Ground cover

Zones: 4-9

Description: This extremely variable species from Asia may be a small shrubby tree, a mound-like shrub or a prostrate ground cover, all with dense, juvenile-type, awl-shaped leaves. The leaves vary in color from grayish green to silvery blue-green, prominently marked

Growth Habit: Variable habits; ground cover to shrub

Comments: Many cultivars available

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