How to grow Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis growing shrub‎ or small tree of the genus Juniperus also known as Common juniper, Juniperus communis perennial evergreen pinophyta used as ornamental hedge plant, grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-9.

Leaves color is green, needle like shape connected in the base of the leaf.

Flower color is yellow there is female and male on separate plants.

Juniperus communis fruits

Fruit edible in color purple black looks like little berries.

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How to grow Juniperus communis growing and care:

Cold weather, dry, well-drained soil.

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, allelopathy

Planting season:
Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design in the begging it’s better to decide if grow as tree or shrub

Size of the plant?
3-8 m, 10-24 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Female and male flowers on separate plants the color is yellow

Scientific name:

Juniperus communis

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