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Juniper

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

Juniper Wants OpenContrail to Garner More of the Spotlight
Juniper Networks is looking to increase its focus on OpenContrail, noting the community around the open source software-defined networking (SDN) controller has been overshadowed by its commercial Contrail platform. Randy Bias, vice president of ... SDxCentral [ story ]

Cisco FYQ4 on Tap: Arista, Juniper Competition, Enterprise Slowing in Focus
Switching could see some upside from better data center demand, though given the results by Arista and Juniper, they are clearly losing share and we expect an early update on Catalyst 9k demand. We expect routing revenues to remain weak and decline in ... Barron's [ story ]

The Cisco Effect: Street Sifts Implications for Micron, Broadcom, Arista, Juniper
Cisco's disappointing results last night in switching, routing, and security products have mixed implications for competitors and suppliers. Needham & Co. thinks an apparent slowdown in spending by Cisco customers may bode ill for others in networking ... Barron's [ story ]


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