Gold Spot Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus'
Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus OW-ree-o-va-ree-a-GAH-ta
|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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9
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