Golden Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea')
Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Aurea' ~ 'Aurea' is a slow-growing, small, evergreen, coniferous tree of narrowly conical habit. Its foliage is golden-yellow and scale-like. It bears small, yellow male cones.
Plant in any well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Architectural, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Full Sun, Partial Shade
North, South, East, West
Exposed or Sheltered
No pruning required.
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Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea' is:
Golden-yellow in All seasons
Yellow in All seasons
Ascending branches, Narrowly conical
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