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Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea'

Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea' - Canadian Golden Juniper - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea' - Canadian Golden Juniper - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea'

  • Vase-shaped spreader with arching branches
  • Open-scale texture
  • Yellow, lacy foliage on the ends of new growth tips, changes to gold, then to bronze in colour
  • Similar to the native common juniper
  • Use for foundation or mass plantings

Zone:

2

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm
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Canadian Golden Juniper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Once established, junipers require little water. They will also tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions and require corrective pruning once a year. Spreading junipers present a low maintenance option to prevent erosion on hillsides.


Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Vase-shape
Spreading

Foliage Color

Yellow
Bronze

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Juniperus communis var. depressa 'Aurea'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Limeglow'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Limeglow'

Limeglow Creeping Juniper