Juniperus chinensis 'Echiniformis'

Dwarf, compact, low, rounded, the small leaves blue above, grey-green below. Difficult to propagate. Formerly incorrectly listed under J. communis and J. oxycedrus. Origin unknown but introduced by S.J. Rinz Nsy, Frankfurt-am-main, Germany in 1979.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Pinopsida
order     Pinales
family      Cupressaceae
genus       Juniperus L.
species        Juniperus chinensis L.