Gold Spot Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus OW-ree-o-va-ree-a-GAH-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 5 to 10 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|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.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Variegated Hedge Plant|
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