Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan'Item #3540 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
Makes a fine choice for a sheared hedge, informal screen or espalier. This handsome shrub has a neat formal appearance even when unpruned. Dark green leaves back attractive pinkish fruit. Evergreen.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ki-atch-OV-i-kaPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:3 - 10, 14 - 19Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.Foliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:InconspicuousFlower color:GreenDesign 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 InformationFollow 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. Prune periodically to maintain shape and size.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.