Plant Information

Plant Information

Chinese Juniper

Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Keteleeri')

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Keteleeri Chinese juniper is a slower-growing broadly pyramidal evergreen tree with light green scale-like leaves. It is a dense, evergreen, small tree with a pyramidal habit that typically grows 15–20 feet tall. It features light to medium green, mostly scale-like foliage that is attractive year-round. This is a female cultivar that produces profuse, grayish-green, berry-like cones. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil for an excellent evergreen screen.

Juniperus chinensis 'Keteleeri'Juniperus chinensis 'Keteleeri'


Street: Appropriate for restricted size planting sites; recommended by the City of Chicago Urban Tree Planting List
Park/Residential: Appropriate for landscaped planting sites including public parks, residential property, golf courses, cemeteries, etc.
Legacy: For plantings with an expected life span of more than 60 years; retained 50 percent or more climate suitability in models for the decade 2080
N/R +35 yrs: Not recommended for plantings with an expected life span of more than 35 years