Ground Juniper

Ground Juniper

Juniperus communis 


A medium height Juniper shrub with male and female flowers on separate plants.  Females produce small, pungent blue berries in late fall which have been used to flavor gin. A very common evergreen shrub with a wide geographic distribution. The berries have had a long historic use as a tonic and as a seasoning for food and beverages.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Shrub

    Height: 3-4 Feet

    Blooms: May to June

    Bloom Colour: Brown

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Dry to Moist, Sandy/Gravel & Average Soil

    Habitat: Shores, Open Woods, Clearings & Old Fields

Pot Sizes

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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