CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2002 Timothy D. Ives | 2005 James M. Andre | 2003 BonTerra Consulting

USDA Zones: 8-10
Sunset Zones: 3, 7-12, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 10 ft wide x 25 ft high
Form: Tree - Oval
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Slow
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Scent

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Californica juniper grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.