Care Guide for Old Gold Juniper Shrub


  • Select an area with full sun.
  • Dig a hole 6-12 inches wider and deep enough to ensure root ball is parallel to ground level.
  • Place plant in the hole and fill with soil, eliminate air pockets and thoroughly soak


  • Well-draining soil is essential.
  • Add compost to improve soil structure.


  • Apply 2-3 inches of mulch around the base of the shrub.

  • Keep mulch away from the trunk of the shrub.


  • Thrives in full sun, tolerates partial shade.


  • Water twice a week for the first few weeks, reduce frequency after 30 days.
  • Verify top 2-3 inches of soil and water if dry to touch.


  • Fertilize during spring before new growth begins.
  • Use slow-release, 180 days duration, well balanced fertilizer.


  • Not necessary but can be pruned to maintain desired size.

PRUNING is not necessary, however it can be prune to maintain desired size.