Keteleeri Chinese Juniper
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Slow to mediumMature Height - 15-20'Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Dioecious, staminate flowers yellow-brown to orange-yellow, start to show color and shed pollen in March. Pistillate flowers greenish. Trees with flowers of both sexes occasionally occur.Fruit - Cones with a recurved stalk, globose, 0.5-0.6" across, initially grayish green, finally glossy light green.Leaf - Fall Color - Bark - Trunk and main branches usually thin, shredding, rarely scalingOther Features - Broadly pyramidal tree with a stiff trunk and loose, light to medium green foliage, leaves scale-like, very pointed. Species is toughest of evergreen landscape plants grown in all parts of the U.S.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant balled-and burlapped or from a container; prefers moist, well-drained conditions; full sun; pH adaptable, quite tolerant of calcareous soils; tolerates dry soil once establishedNative Habitat - China, Mongolia, and JapanDiseases and Insects - Phomopsis and Kabatina blights (kill young shoots, prevalent in early spring and wet weather) relatively trouble freeStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Juniper.- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.- Other plants of the genus Juniperus.- Other plants of the species Juniperus chinensis.