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PlantFiles: Drooping Juniper, Weeping Juniper, Mexican Juniper
Juniperus flaccida

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Family: Cupressaceae (koo-press-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Juniperus (jew-NIP-er-us) (Info)
Species: flaccida (FLA-sih-duh) (Info)

Synonym:Juniperus flaccida var. gigantea
Synonym:Juniperus gigantea
Synonym:Juniperus gracilis
Synonym:Sabina flaccida

Category:
Shrubs
Trees
Conifers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive frostweed On Sep 10, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Juniperus flaccida, is Endemic to Texas.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Enid, Oklahoma
Moody, Texas



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