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Juniperus chinensis

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Sabina chinensis
Phonetic Spelling
jew-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
Description

This plant is seldom damaged by deer and is moderately salt tolerant.  Its height can reach 50-60', it varies with cultivar.  It has a conical, bushy form.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Daubs Frosted'
  • 'Gold Coast'
  • 'Saybrook Gold'
  • 'Spartan'
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Daubs Frosted'
  • 'Gold Coast'
  • 'Saybrook Gold'
  • 'Spartan'
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#cpp#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Juniperus
    Species:
    chinensis
    Family:
    Cupressaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Conical
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Blue
    Fruit Description:
    Female trees have blue-black fruit.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Orange
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dull green adult needles, bluish-green juvenile needles.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Salt