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 recurva (Drooping Juniper)

Juniperus recurva

Also known as: Himalayan Juniper

Native: China, Himalaya, Burma

Location: Grown in gardens and collections.

An unusual Juniper.

Foliage

Foliage is all of the juvenile needle type but closely pressed to the stem and dull blue green, changing to brown before falling. They give the tree a rather straggly almost unhealthy appearance.

Flowers

Juniperus recurva

Male and female flowers open in March on the same tree.

Fruits

Juniperus recurva

Fruit are oval, ripening to dark purple in their second year.