Juniperus formosana
Common name: 
Formosan Juniper
Pronunciation: 
ju-NIP-er-us for-mo-SAH-na
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, tree to 50 ft tall and 25 ft wide (15 m x 8 m), narrow crown, outspreading branches, secondary branches pendulous, Leaves needle-like (awl-shaped) like J. rigida.  Fruit (cones) fleshy, pea-sized, ovoid, dark red-brown to oranage.
  • Sun
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 8       Native to China and Taiwan, widely distributed in mountains.
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