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Juniperus chinensis 'Fairview'

A versatile evergreen

The Chinese juniper is a large evergreen tree growing 50' or 60' in height. Cultivars of Chinese juniper can vary greatly in size, shape, needle color, texture and hardiness. While the straight species is seldom used in the landscape, there are many cultivars available. Please click on the cultivar icon to learn more about the selections we recommend.  

Juniperus chinensis
Chinese juniper
Family: Cypress (Cupressaceae)
Type: Evergreen

Mature Size:
greater than 50 feet

Shape:
upright
Exposure:
sun
  Soil Moisture:
moderate
  Zones:
4-9
resistant to deer
Winter Interest
leaf retention (evergreen)
  Landscape Use:
screen/hedge
bedding or border
specimen plant
ground cover
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