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Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo Marginatus' (Euonymus)

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Plant description

euonymus japonicus  aureomarginatus euonymus.

euonymus japonicus  aureomarginatus euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo Marginatus' is a reliable, tough, easy to grow, evergreen shrub. The leaves are scallop edged, glossy yllow with a broad green edging. The flowers are small and inconspicuous. It is a fast grower which can be used as a hedge or topiary plant, for screen planting, or as an accent shrub. It does well in large containers if fed and watered regularly.

Euonymus can handle a wide range of growing conditions, but do best on a fertile, moist, well drained soil. They are naturally dense growing and tidy plants if left unpruned, but they can be maintained at any desired height and shape with regular trimming. Mulching will keep weeds down and help to condition the soil. Frost and salt tolerant.

All parts of the plant are toxic if ingested.

Further reading: Hedges and Pruning a hedge in 7 steps (articles written by horticulturalist Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: cream
Flowering season: summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 6.0-8.0

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser applied through the warmer months.

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