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Juniperus communis Depressa Aurea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Juniperus communis Depressa Aurea Golden Flat Juniper, Common Juniper, Conifer,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Conifers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Highly ornamental spreading prostrate shrub with dense green foliage that turns yellow in Spring. Spreads to approx 3m and reaches a height of 50cm creating a groundcover. Useful for suppressing weeds, as a large scale groundcover and for softening path edges.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cupressaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High