Patents: Chinese Juniper
Category: Tree - Evergreen
Zones: 3 to 9
Size: To 50' tall, 20' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Conical form typically. Species not often found in cultivation. Foliage can be juvenile (awl or needle-like) and/or adult (scale-like). Females have berry-like cones and males produce catkin-like pollen cones. Likes well-drained soil.
Many different shapes and sizes. Some not hardy in zone 3.
'Gold Coast' - zones 4 to 8, 3' tall and 5' wide, gold, lacy leaves, introduced by Monrovia, avoid wet sites.
- Juniperus chinensis 'Angelica Blue'
- Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
- Juniperus chinensis 'Hollywood' ('Kaizuka')
Native to China, Japan, the Himalayas and Mongolia.
Published in Mant. Pl. 127 in 1767.