The juniper is a dioecious, evergreen, needle-bearing shrub with a very variable growth form. There is everything from flat creeping over the round, jar-shaped and quite irregular bushes for cylindrical and columnar trees. The needles are sharply pointed and arranged in whorls à Three. The bush forms the edible bærkogle known as enebærret. The fruit two years to develop into a black, glaucous small berries. It is only the female plants have berries.
The berries can be used as a spice. The taste is known from Steinhäger, gin and genever. Often used dried berries in cooking.
Latin name: Juniperus communis
Country of origin: Kroatia