Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
certain cultivars are suitable for planting under powerlines; dense form; mainly upright cultivars; foliage remains green throughout the year; female cultivars have small blue-gray cones that attracts birds; full sun; tolerant to a wide range of soils and pH; urban, air pollution and drought tolerant; rust resistant; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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