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Redberry Juniper
Juniperus erythrocarpa


Redberry juniper grows above 4,000 feet on igneous soils in the mountains of the Trans-Pecos. Its spreading branches form an open, irregular crown. The female cones have one seed and are bright red and fleshy when ripe. One-half to three-quarters of each seed is covered with a dark-colored band.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun

Flower Color: small cone

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: red cone with dark colored band

Height: to 15 ft.

Width: to 15 ft.

Plant Character: evergreen

Heat Tolerance: very high

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: acid

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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