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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.

. Has either male or female reproductive parts (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." 1995-2020. Aug 14, 2020.
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