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PlantFiles: Chinese Ephedra, Dwarf Chinese Joint Fir, Miniature Joint Fir
Ephedra minuta

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Family: Ephedraceae
Genus: Ephedra (eh-FED-ruh) (Info)
Species: minuta (min-YOO-tuh) (Info)

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gabrielle On Jan 15, 2006, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Also known as Ephedra sinica.

Rock garden plant with narrow blue-green branches on 12" tall plants. Red cones. Likes hot, dry sites.

This is an interesting little plant. Not really flashy, but it is different. In my zone 5a garden, it is evergreen.

Blooms (makes berries) late June to mid July in my garden.

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