USDA Hardiness Zone:

  • Common Juniper (Juniperus communis) – Zone 2
  • Alligator Juniper (Juniperus deppeana) – Zone 8
  • Syrian Juniper (Juniperus drupacea) – Zone 7
  • Creeping Juniper (Juniperus horizontalis) – Zone 4
  • One-Seed Juniper (Juniperus monosperma) – Zone 4
  • Western Juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) – Zone 5
  • Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) – Zone 3
  • Eastern Juniper or Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) – Zone 4

AHS Heat Zone:

  • Common Juniper (Juniperus communis) – Zone 6-1
  • Creeping Juniper (Juniperus horizontalis) – Zone 9-1
  • Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) – Zone 7-1
  • Eastern Juniper or Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) – Zone 9-1

Chill Requirement: no reliable information can be found

Plant Type: Medium to large-sized Shrubs; Small to medium-sized Trees
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Forest Garden Use: Canopy Layer, Sub-Canopy (Understory) Layer, Shrub Layer, Groundcover
Cultivars/Varieties: Many species, hybrids, and varieties available.

Pollination: Plant is dioecious (has male and female plants). Typically one male for up to eight females are used. Pollinated by the wind.
Flowering: Summer

Life Span:
Years to Begin Bearing: 2-3 years
Years of Useful Life: Potential to live over 800 years!

Unripe berries on Eastern Juniper or Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana)
 
An awful application, but useful example, of a solid Juniper hedge.
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