Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'Item #3510 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
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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.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Slow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus my-kro-FIL-usPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 20Growth habit:RoundedGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall and half as wide in 10 years.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower color:GreenDesign IdeasHere'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.Companion PlantsRhododendron (Rhododendron); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
- CareCare InformationEasy 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.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.