Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae. Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, between 50 and 67 species of junipers are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, from Ziarat, Pakistan, east to eastern Tibet in the Old World, and in the mountains of Central America. The highest-known juniper forest occurs at an altitude of 16,000 ft (4,900 m) in southeastern Tibet and the northern Himalayas, creating one of the highest tree-lines on earth.
These plants are coniferous plants with needle-like green leaves. There are variety of juniper cultivars available, and each may have its own particular needs.
- This Plant stem can grow up to 1.5 feet to 15 feet
- This Plant requires very little care
- These plants can grow with seed and propagated with cuttings
- These plants do their best in full sun and they can also survive in partial shade
- Soil for these plants must be well-draining
- Before planting a plant you should amend the soil to improve its drainage abilities
- If soil looks very moist you should skip the watering step