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Boxleaf Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'

Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus my-kro-FIL-us
SKU #03510
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Upright
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Design Ideas Here'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.
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
CARE
Care 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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.