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Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Golden Carpet'

Also known as

Creeping juniper, Waukegan juniper, Juniper

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

3a-9b

USDA zone

-40°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

3m

30cm

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    This plant has no fragrance

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    Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet' Overview

    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.

    Common problems with Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

    Susceptible to Juniper Aphids, Scales, Webber Moth, Conifer Spider Mite and Shoot Moths. Sometimes prone to fungal infections, such as Root Rot, Rust and Blight.

    How to harvest Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

    Seed

    Cuttings

    Semi hardwood cuttings.

    Special features of Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

    Ground cover

    Other uses of Creeping Juniper 'Golden Carpet'

    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.

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