• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering 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.
    Key Feature:
    Fast Growing Hedge
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus ki-atch-OV-ih-kuh
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:3 - 10, 14 - 19
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Flower color:Green
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Design 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)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily 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:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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