Slow to moderate growing, dense columnar juniper with scale-like green foliage with a hint of silver / gray to it. Takes on a somewhat "twisted", upright, columnar shape with age. Peeling red/brown
Botanical Name - Green Juniper
Common Name - Green Juniper
They are very drought tolerant, handling rather dry conditions quite easily – and have very few pest related problems to worry about. There are several juniper varieties that are known to be good producers of juniper berries, which are commonly used for medicinal purposes as well as flavorings in cooking & the making of gin.