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Juniperus chinensis 'Bakaurea'

Gold Star Juniper

Juniper

Comments

A stunningly colorful spreading evergreen shrub with gold-tinted emerging foliage on gently arching branchlets held over the sea-green older needles, a very attractive combination; wide-spreading habit is ideal for groundcover applications, needs full sun

Description

A stunningly colorful spreading evergreen shrub with gold-tinted emerging foliage on gently arching branchlets held over the sea-green older needles, a very attractive combination; wide-spreading habit is ideal for groundcover applications, needs full sun

Landscape Attributes

Gold Star Juniper is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Gold Star Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Gold Star Juniper will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

6 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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