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Juniper is a small tree that lives in the Mediterranean coastal region. It has the particularity of having a pleasant, slightly peppery fragrance that emanates from it. The juniper wood handles retain this pleasant smell throughout their life.
 
The English know this wood very well since they have been making their Gin with its berries for centuries and everyone knows the juniper berries which flavor sauerkraut.
 
It is a tree or shrub that appreciates arid, rocky places, on limestone or acid soils. Juniper can reach 14 meters but its dimensions are generally much smaller (1 to 2 meters). The foliage of this tree consists of needles with a fine sharp point. The flowers of the juniper form small cones.

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