USDA and NRCS Identifier NRCS Logo
 
Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Juniperus monosperma (Engelm.) Sarg.
oneseed juniper
JUMO

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit SH, TR   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
After Harvest Regrowth Rate   Growth Form Multiple Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate Slow
C:N Ratio High   Height at Base Age, Maximum 20
Coppice Potential Yes   Height at Maturity 40.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath Yes
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention Yes
Flower Color Orange   Lifespan Long
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Dark Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Dense   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Fine   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Purple      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use Low
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 7.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 8.5
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 100
CaCO3 Tolerance High   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 800
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 8
Drought Tolerance High   Precipitation, Maximum 26
Fertility Requirement Low   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance None   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 180   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance High   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -13
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Field Collections Only   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Fall   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes   Seed Per Pound 17630
Propagated By Bare Root Yes   Seed Spread Rate Slow
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Medium
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal Low
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal Low
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human Yes
Fuelwood Product Medium   Post Product Yes
Lumber Product Yes   Protein Potential Low
Naval Store Product Yes   Pulpwood Product Yes
Nursery Stock Product Yes   Veneer Product Yes
 
 
Time Generated: 05/26/2020 05:50 AM CDT