Gold Spot Euonymus
Gold Spot Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus'Item #3490 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Handsome, yellow blotched leaves with dark green, well-defined margins make this a good choice for a colorful hedge or screen. This versatile shrub tolerates lean soils and needs minimal attention once established. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 5 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-ka OW-ree-o-va-ree-a-GAH-taPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 20Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 5 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Tolerates Road Salt, Year-round InterestFoliage color:VariegatedBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower color:GreenDesign 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.Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus)
- CareCare InformationEasy to grow in average, well-drained soils. Best with full sun in humid climates and afternoon shade in extremely hot climates. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. Prune occasionally for a tidy appearance.Pruning time: summer after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.