Sea of Gold® Juniper Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Monsan' #2 Spiral

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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.

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.

DETAIL

Average Size at Maturity Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide, in natural form.
Bloom Time Conifer; prized for foliage.
Design Ideas This 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/ Evergreen Evergreen
Foliage Color Yellow
Garden Style Asian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Moderate
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Topiary, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light Needs Full sun
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil Needs All-Purpose Plant Food
Special Feature Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form
Water Needs Low
Watering Needs Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.