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Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'

Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'

Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Trees may be referred to as male or female.

Family: Cupressaceae

Additional Common Names


Tree Characteristics

Conical Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 30 - 40 feet.

Width: 8 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.

Leaves Scalelike, Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Inconspicuous. Green or Yellow.. Has either male or female flowers (dioecious). Trees may be sold as male or female.

Persistent, Purple or Blue Cone, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches) Wildlife use it.

Bark Brown to Red, Fibrous.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Caterpillars, Scales and Mites, Armillaria, Twig Blight and Rust.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Screen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 20, 2018.
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