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  Alligator Juniper  
Common Name: Alligator Juniper
Latin Name: Juniperus deppeana
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native
Features: Blue or blue-green foliage and distinctive blocky bark.
Comments: Useful as a screen or specimen tree.
Problems: Do not overwater.
Firewise: No
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