Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Juniper

Latin Name: Juniperus communis species

Flower Description:

Coniferous plant, between 50-67 species of juniper are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere.

FamilyCyprus
Season Bloom
HabitatAcid soil, alkaline soil, full sun. Prefers open, sunny locations in light, sandy to well-drained soils, pH adaptable.
Cycle
Height15-25'
Leaf DescriptionAwl-shaped leaves are sharply pointed and spreading at a wide angle from the base, in whorls of three. Needles last on plant for 3 years before shedding. Gray-green to blue green in summer turning yellow-green in winter.
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