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Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form)*

Juniperus chinensis 'Borlyn'

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Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) (Juniperus chinensis 'Borlyn') at Cole's Florist & Garden Centre

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form)

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form)

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Other Names:  Chinese Juniper

Description:

A stunningly colorful small evergreen tree with yellow emerging foliage that matures to gold and holds its color well; an excellent garden or container accent; needs full sun for best color

Ornamental Features

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) has attractive gold foliage which emerges yellow in spring. The scale-like leaves are highly ornamental and remain gold throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) is an evergreen dwarf tree with a strong central leader and a narrowly upright and columnar growth habit. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This dwarf tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) is ideal for use as a garden accent or patio feature, and is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • General Garden Use
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This dwarf tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Golden Glow™ Juniper (tree form) makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
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Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features