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Juniper Tree Overview
The genus Juniperus contains 75 accepted species of coniferous evergreen shrubs and trees in the Cupressaceae family. They have a wide distribution in the Northern Hemisphere, ranging from arctic to tropical habitats. They can be tall trees or columnar, spreading or prostrate shrubs with aromatic scale-like or needle-like leaves and small spherical cones. Widely cultivated as garden and parkland ornamentals, these species are often bred for their variety of colours, shapes and forms.
How to propagate Juniper Tree
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Juniper Tree
Other uses of Juniper Tree
Ground cover. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Deer Resistant Plants
Although never fully deer proof - they are less likely to eat these.Explore all