Weeping needle juniper (Juniperus rigida 'Pendula')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Weeping needle juniper
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Weeping needle juniper (Juniperus rigida 'Pendula')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
12 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
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
graceful, weeping form with sweeping, pendulous branches; 12-15’ tall; 10-15’ wide; slow to moderate grower; sharp, bright green foliage; female plants produce small brownish-black cones that have a whitish covering; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; heat, drought, urban, and air pollution tolerant; resistant to cedar apple rust; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4b

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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