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Juniper Berry
Juniper Berry

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Dry, sunny slopes and sandy areas are common habitats for juniper. It is a creeping shrub to small tree; growth form varies with climate and conditions. Juniper berries take two or three years to ripen, so that blue and green berries occur on the same plant. Only the blue, ripe berries should be eaten. Plant in an open, airy, sunny position with light but humus-rich well-drained soil. Most junipers are drought tolerant but they respond well to reliable summer moisture. They will tolerate repeated frosts.requires a male and female plant for berrie production.

Comments Warnings : Juniper is used as a seasoning; the resinous fruits add spicy flavor to sauerkraut and potato salads. Juniper Marinade is excellent for venison, rabbit, and poultry; vegetarians might like to try it with tempeh or tofu.