Scientific Name: Juniperus squamata Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:squamata juniper, Blue Star juniper Texture:Fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Whorled, Linear, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Green, Apr- May
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Black
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Small garden/space, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Needles awl-shaped in whorls of 3 and bluish year round; exfoliating, shaggy cinnamon bark.