Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea'

Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea'

Juniper

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Juniperus chinensis 'Aurea'
  • Common name: Juniper
  • Plant type: Shrub

Height: 11m

Spread: 5m

Foliage colour:
  • Golden
  • Features: Cones

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Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps' is a robust, slow growing juniper with an upright, branching habit, and bears blue-green leaves with a silvery sheen. It's the perfect choice for growing as a focal point in an ornamental border. It's also suitable for growing in a container.

For best results grow Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Alps' in an open, sheltered sunny spot, in well-drained soil.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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