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Photo: Euonymus

Photo: Euonymus
Photo: Euonymus

General description

A variagated evergreen shurb with bushy habbit form the Celastraceae family. It has ovate green leaves with yellow  serrulate margins wich some time gaining a pinky tinge. 

Plant requirements

Can grow in Calk, Clay, Sand or Loam

Most but Well-drained to Well-drained 

East, South or West facing - Exposed or Sheltered

Full Sun to Part Shade 

PH Tolarent Acid, Alkaline or Neutral soils

Very Hardy to -15C 

 

Maintenance

Low maintenance plant just remove and dead, diseased or damaged wood and any growth control you wish in mid to late Spring with a good pair of scitors.

Watch out for parts of the plant that have reverted back to is natural form, (unvariagated - just green). Remove all of these branches right at the base because they will grow much quicker than the viragated Parts

Watch out for Caterpillars and Scale insects.

Watch out for Powdery Mildews and Leaf Spot

Propagation 

Can be propagated in Summer form semi rip cutting use rooting hormone. 

Practical use

Topiarys, hedges or border plants with all year green and yellow colour.

Resource

www.RHS.org.uk

Properties

Variety of
Eunonymus fortunei (Eunonymus fortunei)
Height
50 - 100 cm
Color
Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy