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Gold Coast Juniper

Bold Color and Easy Care!

  • Evergreen Foliage gives you color and texture all year!
  • Throw the Gold Coast in Anywhere for a pop of color!
  • Great for erosion prevention and planting on slopes
  • Deer, Drought, and Pollution tolerant
  • Disease and pest resistant

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Enjoy the ease and versatility of a juniper in a unique and bold golden-yellow color!  The Gold Coast Juniper really stands out in the landscape.  You can't beat the year-round, yellow color and the lush, lacy texture it brings to any garden!

Lacey, sun-kissed foliage trails from this lovely, mounding juniper.  You will love the look of the dense, cascading foliage and the bright yellow color of the Gold Coast Juniper.  Your yard will have striking allure throughout all four seasons with this hardy evergreen!  Neighbors will beg to know where you got this unique and beautiful plant!

The Gold Coast Juniper is so much more than beauty and color though!  This juniper is excellent for erosion control.  Worried about deer? Drought? Pollution? Pests and disease?  Sit back and relax.  Enjoy this easy as can be juniper.  It is deer, drought, and pollution tolerant as well as pest and disease resistant!

This tough, vivid shrub is ideal for slope and hill plantings.  Try a simple, yet colorful low hedge to highlight your front yard.  Plant in mass for loads of brilliant color and rich, feathery texture.  Use as an accent plant for pops of year-round color.  The Gold Coast Juniper's color, texture, and shape provide phenomenal contrast to just about any perennial or evergreen shrub. Bring an old mixed bed to life by adding a Gold Coast Juniper.  Plant in full to part sun and well-draining soil for best results.

Add some sunny, happy color to your yard today with the Gold Coast Juniper.  Year-round beauty and color with so little work!  You can't beat that!

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ, CA
Grows in Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Sunlight Full Sun, Part Sun
Soil Type Well-drained
Mature Height 3-4 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Yellow
Botanical Name Juniperus chinensis 'Gold Coast'

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For a year round garden
Ronald D on Nov 4, 2016
For a year round garden
Ronald D on Nov 4, 2016

Planting & Care

How to Plant & Care for Your new Gold Coast Juniper

Be sure to choose the best location for your Gold Coast Juniper.  As long as you avoid extreme temperatures you can plant your Juniper almost any time of the year.  

Junipers thrive in full sun to part shade and adapt to any soil that is well drained.  They do like a neutral to acidic soil so if you know you have an alkaline soil choose an acidic fertilizer (most fertilizers for evergreens are acidic). Junipers are great "street shrubs" as they tolerate pollution and salt well.  After planting, adding a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch will help keep the soil moist and protect the lower branches from fungal issues.  Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease.  Water your Juniper deeply a couple times a week for the first month or two.  After your plants are established, they only need watered during hot, dry spells. Junipers are drought tolerant after establishing and even moreso after being in the ground about two years.  Fertilize when planting and in early spring yearly with a slow release fertilizer.   When planting be sure to mix the fertilizer into the ground soil well before placing your new plant in the hole to prevent fertilizer burn.

Junipers are extremely hardy and versatile.  When properly cared for, they rarely have issues with pests and disease.  The Gold Coast Juniper is pest and disease resistant and deer tolerant.

Landscaping Ideas

Landscape Ideas for your Gold Coast Juniper

The Gold Coast Juniper is perfect for mass plantings on hills and slopes.  They look great and prevent erosion!  This unique. yellow juniper is fantastic for a pop of year-round color just about anywhere.  Try a simple, yet colorful low hedge to highlight your front yard.  You will love how these look in mixed beds with just about anything!  Mix with groundcover junipers like the blue rug and knockout roses for a great look and a no maintenance bed!  Plant about 3 feet apart.

Planting Instructions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  

 

Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 2 - 3 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.

 

Shipping

Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the Fedex shipping map below.  Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

How much is shipping? Add all of your items to the cart.  At checkout, your shipping price to ship your order will be displayed.

Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant!  We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure you package will also be delivered on a Saturday.  

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