Green Spire Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Where you need height but can't sacrifice much area, plant this narrow, tall shrub to separate buildings, line an alley or simply blockout a neighbor's window. Shear or allow it to assume its natural character.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Juniper (Juniperus); Lilac (Syringa); Periwinkle (Vinca); Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla)|
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