Boxleaf Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'

SKU
03510
Deep green, dense foliage on this compact plant provides a beautiful, formal appearance with minimal trimming. Tolerant of a variety of conditions including heat, poor soils and salt spray. An excellent container specimen. Perfect for a low hedge or border. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus my-kro-FIL-us
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsRhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Easy 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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