This guidance aims to signpost landowners and managers to the most recent information concerning the upland management of Juniper.

Background information relating to the biology of Juniper is provided and this goes some way towards explaining why populations of this charismatic plant have become threatened. Advice on restoring Juniper in specific parts of the Scottish uplands is then outlined.

The fungal pathogen which causes Juniper die-back disease has become a problem in recent years and practitioners are directed to the relevant precautions.