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Juniper Plants

Juniper plants are trees and come in many varieties. Juniper berries are actually cones but very fleshy and have merged scales that make them look a lot like berries. All Juniper trees produce juniper berries, but some species have berries that are too bitter to eat. Juniper berries are green when young, and ripen to a purple-black color.

Grow Juniper

Juniper grows well from cuttings from new growth, or from seeds. Juniper seeds will usually grow better if planted in late spring. Juniper grows wild in both hot and cold locations.

Juniper Uses

Juniper berries from some species, especially Juniperus communis, are used as a spice. Juniper berries are used in Scandinavia to flavor wild bird and game meat. Juniper berries are used to season pork, cabbage, and sauerkraut dishes. The North American juniper species Juniperus californica is even sweeter than Juniperus communis and used as food by indigenous peoples.

Juniper Facts

Juniper berries are used to give gin its flavor. Juniper berries have been found in ancient Egyptian tombs. Ancient Greek writings mention juniper berries used as a medicine. Some species of Juniper, such as Juniperus sabina, are toxic and should not be eaten.

Juniper Farms

It may be possible to find any juniper farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Juniper Stories

What's Wrong With Juniper Networks?
After two quarters of strong cloud-related sales growth, Juniper Networks last week announced its revenue from cloud equipment softened substantially in the third quarter of 2017, resulting in an earnings warning that sent shares plunging more than 6 ... The VAR Guy [ story ]

Juniper price target dropped, shares plunge after profit and revenue ...
At least seven analysts lowered their price targets for Juniper Networks Inc. after its profit and revenue warning, blaming lower-than-expected revenue for cloud ... MarketWatch [ story ]

Victims identified in Sunday shooting on Juniper Drive
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police have released the identities of the victims injured in a shooting in the 200 block of Juniper Drive. TPD says that Mario Fletcher, 25, and Reginald Perry, 25, were shot and injured early Sunday morning in ... WTXL ABC 27 [ story ]

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