Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii' /Canaert Juniper

Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'   / Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'
Young specimen tree
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Young specimen tree

Pruned specimen tree

Natural form of this specimen tree on the Louisiana State Capitol grounds

Close-up of a side branch

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Scientific Name: Juniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'
Common Name: Canaert Juniper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Dense pyramidal to conical form becoming irregular in form as it ages. This cultivar is a female selection. It is used for accent, screen, mass plantings and for food and shelter for wildlife. Especially well adapted to alkaline soils.