Trees by Genus

Genus 'Juniperus'

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Juniperus chinensis
Juniperus communis
Juniperus drupacea
Juniperus flaccida
Juniperus monosperma
Juniperus recurva
Juniperus rigida
Juniperus virginiana

Juniperus chinensis (Juniper)

Juniperus chinensis

Native: Japan, China, Mongolia

Often shrubby. There are many cultivated varieties for growing in gardens.


Both adult and juvenile foliage are found on adult trees, juvenile needles usually in threes.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Juniperus chinensis

Male cones shed pollen in March, females usually on separate trees.

Mature Cones

Juniperus chinensis

Mature cones are about 6mm across.