Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'
Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus OW-ree-o-mar-gi-NAH-ta
|Description||An excellent choice for a colorful hedge, this evergreen shrub displays dense, bold green and gold variegated foliage on an upright growth habit. This tough shrub is adaptable to adverse conditions and tolerates poor, lean soils. Versatile and easy to care for, it requires minimal attention once established, but takes well to regular pruning.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide in 10 years; up to 12 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide with age.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||A single shrub makes a big, bold statement and is better in larger gardens. It is a very reliable accent in larger evergreen landscapes with far-off planting areas. An ideal hedge, it can be sheared or left to grow into a natural form that is dense enough to make a good visual and sound barrier. As tough as they come.|
|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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