Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast grower to 5 to 10 ft. high, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Hedge Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Botanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-ka OW-ree-o-va-ree-a-GAH-ta
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 20
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast grower to 5 to 10 ft. high, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
Special features:Easy Care
Foliage color:Variegated
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Flower color:Green
Design IdeasAn unusually wide shrub that is capable of absorbing unwanted noise from streets and industrial areas when planted as a dense hedge. Bonus of golden leaves makes it an eye-catcher that's ideal for commercial landscapes or as a single brilliant accent shrub.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: summer after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.