Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan'Item #3540 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
An excellent choice for a fast growing evergreen clipped hedge, informal screen or espalier. This handsome shrub has dense, lush, dark green foliage and a naturally neat formal appearance, without pruning. Inconspicuous mid- to late summer flower clusters produce small but attractive, pink ornamental fruit in the fall.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus ki-atch-OV-ih-kuhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:3 - 10, 14 - 19Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower color:GreenGarden styleAsian/ZenDesign IdeasUse this shrub in wild gardens and with natives that naturalize well and require little care. Plant where you can appreciate the pinkish fruit and allow this Euonymus to grow without shearing to exhibit its natural form. Integrates well with other shrubs and perennials from the woodland understory. Beautiful as an individual specimen or as a grove. Ideal for informal, natural-looking screen.Companion PlantsWeigela (Weigela); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
- CareCare InformationEasily grown in average, well-grown soil; tolerant of a range of soil conditions except extremely wet. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. Prune periodically to maintain shape and size.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.