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Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka' /Kaizuka Chinese Juniper


Specimen tree growing in the Columbia, SC Botanical Garden

A pair of junipers

Foliage bunched on vertical stems

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Scientific Name: Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka'
Common Name: Kaizuka Chinese Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: May be found as Juniperus chinensis 'Tourlosa’. Plants have a combination of juvenile and mature foliage on twisted branches. It has excellent heat, salt and deer tolerance. May be used as a shrub or small tree. Has some insect problems.