Gold Lace Juniper
Juniperus chinensis 'Gold Lace'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ju-NIP-er-us chi-NEN-sis|
|Lore||Juniper berries were the flavoring for bathtub gin during the depression and oil of juniper has been used by industry in many preparations.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growth to 3 to 4 feet tall, spreading 5 to 6 feet wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||A perfectly colored evergreen for foundation planting and along fence lines. Spot into slopes and banks for erosion control and coverage. Makes an attractive hedge for dividing front yards or for defining spaces for backyard utility.|
|Landscape Use||Erosion Control, Hedge, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||To create striking foliage contrast, combine this juniper with Icee Blue Juniper, (Juniperus horizontalis 'Monber') or upright columnar Prairie Pillar Juniper, (Juniperus virginiana 'Monbell'). A striking accent for egal Mist Pink Muhly, (Muhlenbergia capillaris 'Lenca') or Purple Fountain Grass, (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9