Scientific Name: Juniperus sabina Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:savin juniper Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Imbricate, Leathery, Glabrous, Rhomboidal, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Brown, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Blue, Green, Aug- Oct- Sep- Nov
Exposure: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Erosion control, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Leaves scale like in full sun to awl-like in shaded parts, dark green with no purplish color in winter, unpleasant aroma when crushed; usually dioecious: male plants produce catkin-like pollen cones and female plants form bluish-black seed cones that are berry-like.