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Common juniper

Juniperus communis

Common juniper is a member of the Juniperus (Juniper) family. Its botanical name is Juniperus communis. Typically, Common juniper has an Evergreen lifecycle, so it tends to keep its leaves throughout the entire year. Keep in mind when planning your garden that Common juniper is known for growing to a tree habit. Try planting Common juniper if you'd like to attract birds to your garden.

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How to grow Common juniper

See our list of companion Plants for Common juniper to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Common juniper from seed

Transplanting Common juniper

Common Common juniper problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Common juniper plants:

Common juniper Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin communis meaning “common”

Other names for Common juniper


Common juniper care instructions

How long does Common juniper take to grow?

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