Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa'
J. c. var. torulosa
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen, shrub/tree, 20-30 ft (6-9 m) high, female, branches slightly twisted, appear "as tufts of swirling foliage" (Jacobson, 1996). Leaves scale-like, vivid green.
- Sun. Excellent heat and salt tolerance, widely used in the California and the southwest.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Exported from Japan to the U.S. about 1920.