Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Golden Carpet'

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This evergreen coniferous shrub has a creeping habit hence its common number of Creeping juniper. Its leaves are oval, almost scale-like in shape and are a striking golden yellow to yellow-green colour.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Semi hardwood cuttings.

Special features

Ground cover

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance coniferous shrub is ideal for banks & slopes as well as rock and gravel gardens due to its drought tolerant nature. Hardy enough to survive coastal gardens it also cops with urban settings.

Personality

Family

Cupressaceae

Scent

None

Problems

Can suffer from blight.
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