Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa'
Common name: 
Hollywood Juniper
Pronunciation: 
ju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
'Kaizuka' ,
J. c. var. torulosa
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • 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.
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