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Robust Green Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Robusta Green'

Description

'Robusta Green' is a female plant that grows with an erect, irregular habit. It is a shrub or small tree that grows up to 15' high and 5'-7' wide. This plant prefers full sun and well-drained soil. It is pH adaptable, tolerates urban conditions, tolerates drought and salt, and is easy to transplant. 'Robusta Green' is good as a specimen plant or Bonsai and has a slow to medium growth rate.

Quick ID Hints:

  • Has brilliant green scale leaves in tufts
  • Produces female cones that are berry-like, tiny, globose, glaucous, and abundant
  • Plant is an upright evergreen shrub or small tree
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#full sun#drought tolerant#specimen#green#slow growing#bonsai#salt tolerant#well-drained soil#easy to transplant#urban conditions#fantz#evergreen shrub#evergreen tree
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#full sun#drought tolerant#specimen#green#slow growing#bonsai#salt tolerant#well-drained soil#easy to transplant#urban conditions#fantz#evergreen shrub#evergreen tree
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    chinensis
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Irregular
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Produces female cones that are berry-like, tiny, globose, glaucous, and abundant.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Plant produces brilliant green scale leaves in tufts.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Design Feature:
    Specimen
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Salt
    Urban Conditions