SelecTree: Tree Detail
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Northeastern Mexico and Southern-central United States.
Trees may be referred to as male or female.
Additional Common Names
ASHE JUNIPER, MOUNTAIN CEDAR, BLUEBERRY JUNIPER
Columnar or Conical Shape.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 - 40 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Scalelike, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.
Persistent, Blue Cone, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Light Ash-Gray, Exfoliating.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Armillaria, Leaf Blight and Rust.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Juniperus ashei Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 20, 2018.
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