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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Help identify this tree please

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United Kingdom

December 19, 2012
3:13 PM

Post #9362499

Does anyone know what this tree is?

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Seattle, WA

December 19, 2012
3:30 PM

Post #9362511

Second image reminds of Cryptomeria.


Beautiful, BC
(Zone 9b)

December 19, 2012
3:52 PM

Post #9362532

Juniperus, maybe Juniperus chinensis cultivar. Where's Resin?


Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

December 19, 2012
4:12 PM

Post #9362553

I agree that it's definitely Juniperus sp.

Any chance of an image of a cone (berry)? J. chinensis has rather large ones, compared to J. virginiana which is native around here.


United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

December 19, 2012
4:59 PM

Post #9362582

A cultivar of Juniperus squamata. The foliage is very like 'Meyeri', but that has a different (much less neat) shape overall.

United Kingdom

December 20, 2012
2:19 AM

Post #9362788

Thanks everyone.
Reason I ask is we have a couple of geese and I was hoping to let them graze on the grass around it so I needed to check it wouldn't be poisonous to them if they decided to have a nibble at the tree. From searching about the varieties of junipers though it seems it should be fine. Was worried it could be a yew or something, although it didn't look like pictures of yew I wanted to be sure!

ViburnumValley - I haven't seen it produce any cones or berries in the couple of years I've been here.

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