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Common juniper

Juniperus communis

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Common juniper is a member of the Juniperus (Juniper) family. Its botanical name is Juniperus communis.

Common juniper grows as an evergreen and is an ornamental / conifer. Being an evergreen plant, it will keep its leaves throughout the year.

Common juniper is known for growing with a tree habit to a height of approximately 3.05 metres (that's 9.91 feet in imperial).

Try planting Common juniper if you'd like to attract birds to your garden.

Common juniper is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Common juniper have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Common juniper

  • Full Sun

    OR
  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

A full sun / partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Common juniper is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will typically do well in a plant of different extremes of cold temperature.

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 juniper is very hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

How long does Common juniper take to grow?

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Common juniper Etymology

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

Other names for Common juniper

Juniper

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