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Sargent Juniper Fact Sheet

Family:  Cupressaceae - Cypress family
Latin name:  Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii
Common name:  Sargent Juniper

Photos below are from Morton Arboretum low growing shrub with tag confirming Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii.

Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii winter habit shows variety of height. Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii winter habit of Sargent Juniper. Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii winter habit shows variety of height. Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii accession tag shows that this plant was catalogued as a graft in 1960. Close up of leaves of Sargent Juniper in late December. These winter leaves of Sargent Juniper appear to be light brown but that might be just a result of the late afternoon bright sunlight in which they were taken. These winter leaves of Sargent Juniper appear to be light brown but that might be just a result of the late afternoon bright sunlight in which they were taken. Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii by early April the Sargent Juniper has greened up very nicely.

Check out Green Sargent Juniper, Juniperus chinensis "var. sargentii Viridis" to see one that is still green in late December.

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