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HEIGHT:16 - 20 feet
SPREAD:8 - 10 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Mostly columnar or pyramidal, although some cultivars are bushy or low, spreading; dry sunny sites.
LIMITATIONS:Needs excellent drainage; most forms turn a dull brown-purple in winter; breakage occurs with heavy ice and snow loads; susceptible to spider mites; needs protection from winter wind; survival in south central Alaska uncertain.
HARDINESS:SE (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:East and central North America.
CULTIVARS:‘Canaertii’ Canarti juniper; densely pyramidal; easily pruned; maintains dark green foliage throughout winter; bluish fruits are quite ornamental; grows 10’-20' tall.; ‘Glauca’ Silver juniper; one of the best colored forms of this species; a narrow, columnar tree; silvery-blue foliage is bright in the spring; grows 25' tall.; See entry under Evergreen Shrubs.
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