Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan'Item #3540 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
An excellent choice for a fast growing evergreen clipped hedge, informal screen or espalier. This handsome shrub has dense, lush, dark green foliage and a naturally neat, formal appearance, without pruning. Inconspicuous mid- to late summer flower clusters produce small but attractive, pink ornamental fruit in the fall.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus ki-atch-OV-ih-kuhPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:3 - 10, 14 - 19Growth habit:SpreadingGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, in natural form.Special features:Bird Friendly, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Road Salt, Year-round InterestFoliage color:Dark GreenBlooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower color:GreenDesign IdeasUse this shrub in wild gardens and with natives that naturalize well and require little care. Plant where you can appreciate the pinkish fruit and allow this Euonymus to grow without shearing to exhibit its natural form. Integrates well with other shrubs and perennials from the woodland understory. Beautiful as an individual specimen or as a grove. Ideal for informal, natural-looking screen.Companion PlantsWeigela (Weigela); 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 regularly to maintain shape as a topiary.Pruning time: spring.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.