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Juniperus communis

More About Juniperus communis

  • Young foliage is needle-like, green and arranged in whorls of three
  • With maturity, the foliage becomes more scale-like
  • Berry-like cones are used in making gin
  • Narrow, pyramidal shape

Zone:

2

Height:

5 m

Spread:

4 m
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Common Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of adverse conditions like dry, open, windy, rocky, wooded hillsides, exposed slopes, coastal locations and isolated mountain areas. Will grow in sun or shade. 


Juniperus communis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

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