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Juniperus chinensis pfitzeriana 'Gold Tip'

GOLD TIP JUNIPER

Buy Gold Tip Juniper online. A graceful spreading evergreen to 4 feet high with equal or greater spread. Mint green foliage is tipped with bright gold on arching branches. Excellent as an accent, or in a foundation planting. Gold intensifies in fall and winter.

Height:

4-6 Feet

Spread:

6-8 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Exfoliating
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Juniperus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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