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All Gold Shore Juniper

Juniperus conferta 'All Gold'

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All Gold Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta 'All Gold') at Roger's Gardens

All Gold Shore Juniper

All Gold Shore Juniper

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All Gold Shore Juniper (Juniperus conferta 'All Gold') at Roger's Gardens

All Gold Shore Juniper foliage

All Gold Shore Juniper foliage

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Height:  12 inches

Spread:  8 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5b

Other Names:  Japanese Shore Juniper


An impressive groundcover juniper with stunning golden foliage and a dense habit of growth; takes on copper tones in late fall and winter; best color in full sun; tolerates salt spray and alkaline soils

Ornamental Features

All Gold Shore Juniper is a dwarf conifer which is primarily valued in the garden for its broadly spreading habit of growth. It has attractive gold evergreen foliage which emerges chartreuse in spring. The needles are highly ornamental and turn coppery-bronze in the fall, which persists throughout the winter.

Landscape Attributes

All Gold Shore Juniper is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

All Gold Shore Juniper is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

All Gold Shore Juniper will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Garden  Groundcover 
Foliage Color  Texture  Plant Form  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features