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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 40 ft (12 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Blue-green scale-like leaves; purplish blue fruit; aromatic wood

Uses: Conifer gardens Specimen tree Hedge Windbreaks Timber tree

Zones: 2-8

Description: From central and eastern North America, this is an upright tree to 40 ft (12 m) becoming more open with age. Bark is reddish brown, and peels in long strips. The small, adult, closely held scale leaves with pointed tips are glaucous green, becoming purpli

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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