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Gold Lace Juniper (6 of 13)

Plant in full sun in moist, but well-drained soil; needs space
Drought tolerant once established
Fertilize in mid spring with water-soluble fertilizer
Prune as needed to maintain shape
Dog urine may leave brown spots on foliage
Height: 2-3 feet; Width: 4-6 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 4-9:
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch after first frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch after first frost; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall; avoid exposure to harsh winter wind.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; apply mulch in fall.

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