Juniperus procumbens, Japanese Garden Juniper

Tips for identifying Juniperus: leaves scaled or sharp and needle-like, cones gray to bluish and berry-like

Size: shrub, 2' average height at maturity, spread 10-12'

Leaves: evergreen, in whorls of 3, .33", needle-like, decurrent on twigs, stomatal band has a green line in center, needles have white blotches at base on outside, bluish green or gray-green

Flowers: dioecious, males yellow, females greenish

Fruit: .33" cones