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Silver King Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King'

Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus
SKU #03520
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description An attractive hedge plant with silvery white margins on glossy green leaves that adds unique color and texture to the landscape. Can be grouped to form a low screen. Highly adaptable; tolerates poor, lean soils and heat. An excellent topiary specimen for the landscape or containers. Evergreen.
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 natural form.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Suitable for Topiary
Design Ideas An excellent light colored background to show off plants of unique color and form. A nice addition to an Asian inspired garden. Ideal contrast when intermixed with solid color evergreen hedges, cones and espalier. Makes a super espalier and can be purchased in pre-sheared topiary forms for containers or for European inspired formal evergreen gardens.
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Japanese Maple (Acer); Weigela (Weigela); Dogwood (Cornus); Rose (Rosa); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
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 regularly to maintain shape as a topiary.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.