Juniper: Gold Lace Latin Name: juniperus chinensis pfitzeriana ‘Gold lace’
The Basics This semi-dwarf evergreen is known for its dazzling gold foliage that is brightest in summer with bright green foliage underneath. Its spreading growth habit reaches 3-4 feet tall (5-6 feet wide). Best performs as groundcover, medium-sized shrub, and foundation planting. Adapts well to banks and slopes. The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to light shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 4-9
The Care This easy-to-grow evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.