Juniperus chinensis ‘Old Gold’

Old Gold Chinese Juniper

Mature Height: 3-4 feet
Mature Width: 4-5 feet
USDA Hardiness Zone Range:  4 to 9
Water Requirements:  Moderate Water, Drought Tolerant
Shade Requirements:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

This low-growing evergreen juniper is native to Asia. It is a compact graceful shrub with scale-like leaves that ascend branches and yellow leaves at the tips of new growth. It can be used in rock gardens, foundation planting, as a ground cover on slopes for erosion control or as a specimen plant. This shrub prefers full sun in medium moisture well-drained soils.