A narrow tree with a twisted stem and a broad, unevenly shaped crown. Scale-like, overlapping in pairs yet covering the twig in four rows. The leaves on young, faster-growing branches may be longer and more needle-like, arranged in groups of two or three; pale yellowish-green, becoming grayish-green on older twigs.
* Juniperus scopulorum ( Rocky Mountain Juniper ) is a species of juniper native to western North America , in Canada in British Columbia and southwest Alberta , in the United States from Washington east to North Dakota , south to Arizona and also locally western Texas , and northernmost Mexico from Sonora east to Coahuila . It grows at altitudes of 500-2,700 m on dry soils, often together with other juniper species.
Botanical Name : Juniperus scopulorum
Common Name : Rocky Mountain Juniper
Height : 30- 40 ft
Spread : 3 – 15 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires a warm stratifiaction of 45-90 days followed by 60-120 days cold stratification
Hardiness zone : 3-7
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 2000