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Gold Spot Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus'

Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus OW-ree-o-va-ree-a-GAH-ta
SKU #03490

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Description Handsome, yellow blotched leaves with dark green, well-defined margins make this a good choice for a colorful hedge or screen. This versatile shrub tolerates lean soils and needs minimal attention once established. Evergreen.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Quickly reaches 5 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Rounded
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas An unusually wide shrub that is capable of absorbing unwanted noise from streets and industrial areas when planted as a dense hedge. Bonus of golden leaves makes it an eye-catcher that's ideal for commercial landscapes or as a single brilliant accent shrub.
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Juniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus)
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.

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