Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'Item #3510 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
Deep green, dense foliage on a compact plant gives a beautiful, formal appearance with minimal trimming. Tolerant of a variety of conditions including heat, poor soils and salt spray. Good container specimen. Perfect for a low hedge or border. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Slow grower, reaching 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus my-kro-FIL-usPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 20Growth habit:RoundGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow grower, reaching 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:InconspicuousFlower color:GreenGarden styleAsian/ZenDesign IdeasHere's the charming little hedge of your dreams without the off-color of boxwoods in drier climates. Grow in single or double alternating row hedges to accentuate formal beds and parterres. Also may be used as individuals sheared into mini cones or spheres.Companion PlantsRhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in well-drained soils. Best with full sun in humid climates. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Shear occasionally for a neat appearance.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.