- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 6 - 7 Feet
- Mature Spread 6 - 7 Feet
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
Gold Cone Juniper is a beautiful evergreen that will add texture and color to an outdoor space. Awl-shaped foliage is bright golden yellow in the spring and fades into a blue-green for the winter. This shrub has good color retention for a consistent display. Juniperus communis is a tolerant plant that is a slow grower but is also very easy to maintain.
This Juniper has an upright, columnar growth habit with tight and dense foliage. Use this Juniper to create a hedge or privacy screen. The narrow width allows this plant to fit on either side of a main door for a dramatic entrance or between overhead garage doors for a pop of year-round color. Grow this shrub as a perennial in USDA growing zones 5 through 8.
Gold Cone Juniper Care
Plant the Gold Cone Juniper in full sun. This evergreen needs at least 6 hours of sunlight each day. Keep the soil consistently damp, so water when the top few inches of soil become dry. Soil should be moist and well-drained.
Fertilize the Gold Cone Juniper each spring using balanced plant food. This plant naturally maintains a pleasing shape, so pruning is not generally necessary.
Gold Cone Juniper Spacing
This tall upright shrub will be 6 to 7 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide. The Gold Cone Juniper can be grown 2 to 3 apart when used to create a hedge.
Gold Cone Juniper Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8|
|Plant Type: Bushes|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 6 - 7 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Yellow|
|Foliage Description: Gold|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering, Winter Interest, 4 Season Interest|
|Resists: Deer, Disease|
|Tolerates: Drought, Salt|
|Uses: Hedges & Privacy, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Gold Cone Juniper|
|Scientific Name: JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS `GOLD CONE`|
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