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Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo Variegata' (Euonymus)

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Plant description

euonymus japonica aureo  variegata euonymus.

euonymus japonica aureo  variegata euonymous

Euonymus japonica 'Aureo Variegata' is a hardy evergreen shrub with glossy, leathery green edged yellow variegated leaves. The leaves have a scalloped edge. The flowers are small and inconspicuous. It is a reliable, tough and fast grower which can be used as a hedge or topiary plant, screen plant 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.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

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

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