Ames Juniper – Juniperus chinensis ‘Ames’
Ames juniper is an intermediate sized, dense ornamental evergreen which prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Drought and wind resistant, it is also salt-tolerant. It is used in the landscape as a specimen, screen, or in group plantings. This outstanding ornamental grows well even under difficult conditions such as those at urban sites or the seashore.
Family Cupressaceae – Redwood, Cypress, Arborvitae, Juniper There are thirty (many monotypic) genera and 142 species in the family. The Cupressaceae are found in the fossil record as far back as the Jurassic Period, about 210 million years ago.