Juniperus scopulorum
Plants of the Southwest

Juniperus scopulorum

Rocky Mountain Juniper

Rocky Mountains west to Nevada, east to Oklahoma and the Dakotas. Upright to weeping, elegant 20 - 30 ft. tree with blue foliage, edible berries for us and other wildlife, and wood that lasts forever as posts and is fragrant in the fire. Plant Rocky Mountain Juniper outside for nature to follow its course; germination is improved with 3 months in warm, just damp soil followed by 3 months cold stratification. Zones 3-8.

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