Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)

several brown branches with green branching needle-like leaves and whitish-blue berries

Rocky Mountain juniper


Common name: Rocky Mountain juniper
Botanical name: Juniperus scopulorum

Light: Full to partial sun
Height: up to 20 feet
Water: moderate to low, drought tolerant once established
Soil type: well-drained dry or rocky soils

Evergreen blue-green tree with pea-sized, blue berrylike cones; young plants have compact elongate-cylindrical leaves while mature plants have small, scale-like leaves, aromatic

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