Juniperus X Media Pfitzeriana Aurea


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Common Name: Golden Pfitzer Juniper
Size: 2-3 LITRE
Hardiness: H6
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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2-3 Litre Pot

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Hardiness: H6
  • Eventual Height: 0.5 – 1m
  • Eventual Spread: 1.5 – 2.5m

Juniperus Pfitzeriana Aurea, also known as ‘Golden Pfitzer Juniper’, is a stunning spreading evergreen conifer that is prized for its vibrant yellow foliage and its fast-growing habit. This plant can reach a height of up to 1 metre and has a spreading habit of 2.5 metres, making it an ideal choice for use as a specimen plant or as a backdrop in the garden.

Golden Pfitzer Juniper is a cultivar of the popular species Juniperus Pfitzeriana, and it is a prized ornamental plant that has been popular with gardeners for generations. This plant is prized for its bright yellow foliage, which provides an eye-catching contrast against other green foliage in the garden, making it a great choice for those looking to add a touch of golden yellow beauty to their landscape.

How to care for your Juniperus Pfitzeriana Aurea

  • Sunlight: This plant prefers full sun to partial shade, but it can tolerate some shade, especially in hot climates.
  • Water: It is drought-tolerant and does not require regular watering. Water deeply, once a week or less, especially during extended periods of drought.
  • Soil: This plant is adaptable to a wide range of soils, including poor, sandy soils. Good drainage is important, so make sure to plant in well-draining soil.
  • Fertilisation: Does not require regular fertilisation, but you can feed it once a year in the Spring with a slow-release fertiliser for evergreens.
  • Pruning: Pruning is not necessary for this plant, but you can trim it to maintain its shape or control its size if desired. Prune after the new growth has hardened off in the Spring.

Overall, Juniperus Pfitzeriana Aurea is a low-maintenance and easy-to-care-for plant that is perfect for gardeners of all levels. With proper care, it will provide you with many years of vibrant yellow foliage that will add colour and beauty to your landscape.

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