- Needled evergreen
- USDA hardiness zones:
This juniper cultivar is a low-growing, evergreen shrub with a spreading, arching, feathery habit. Typically grows 2-3' high and spreads horizontally by long stiff branches to 6' wide. Features mostly needle-like, bright yellow foliage (bronzish yellow in winter) with drooping tips. Foliage is attractive year-round.
- Full sun
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of a wide variety of soils and some drought. Also tolerant of many city air pollutants. Intolerant of wet soils.
Size and growth:
- 2.0 to 3.0 feet
- 5.0 to 6.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
Colored leaves, Showy bark, Birds, and Evergreen
Rock gardens or accents. Frequently used as a bushy ground cover.
Susceptible to Phomopsis blight (dieback of stems and twigs), particularly in wet spring weather. Resistant to cedar apple rust.