Sea of Gold® Juniper

Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Monsan' PP #17,622

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04813
Outstanding, lacy, golden yellow foliage on this compact evergreen makes a bold statement in the landscape. Superb color retention with a gold hue that deepens in winter better than other gold-tipped varieties. An excellent choice for mass plantings, along foundations, fence lines, driveways and island plantings.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationju-NIP-er-us
LoreIn the earliest times, prehistoric people lived in or near Juniper forests that provided them with food, fuel and wood for shelter and utensils. Pfitzer Juniper is a cross between Juniperus chinensis and J.sabina. Juniperus chinensis is native to Northeast Asia, while J.sabina is native to the mountains of central and southern Europe and Western and Central Asia. Both are old world species.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide, in natural form.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis beautiful evergreen is an extremely useful cold hardy shrub for dozens of applications. Use as a high winter color foundation plant at building walls or along fence lines. Excellent backgrounder for perennial borders. Use gold coloring to add zest to shrub beds and mixed island plantings in lawns. Makes a strong color statement in larger landscapes with long range visibility. Excellent for informal hedges at challenging locations such as driveways, sidewalks, curbs and parkways.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Topiary, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRose (Rosa); Clematis (Clematis); Catmint (Nepeta); Barberry (Berberis); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Speedwell (Veronica)

Highly adaptable and easy to grow in most well-drained soils; avoid overly wet conditions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune topiary forms regularly to maintain shape and size.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9

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