Juniper (Juniperus spp)

  • Needlebearing
  • Evergreen

A wide variety of Junipers are available that range from ground cover plants to shrubs to tall upright trees.

  • Alternate Common Name: None
  • Average Height: Junipers are highly variable in height and width and can take on many shapes, from low growing ground covers to towering trees, depending on the variety.
  • Average Width: Variable
  • Leaf Description: Leaves of junipers are generally needle-like when young, turning scale like with age.
  • Bark Description: Juniper bark is usually thin, shredding and fragrant.
  • Twig Description: Twigs are slender, covered in small scales or sharply pointed buds.
  • Flowering: Male flowers most often unite into catkins.

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