Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin'
Euonymus fortunei 'Golden Harlequin'
Also known as
Spindle 'Golden Harlequin', Evergreen Bittersweet 'Golden Harlequin'
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10 years to reach maturity
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Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin' Overview
Euonymus fortunei 'Golden Harlequin' is a low-growing, mound-forming, evergreen shrub, reaching a maximum height and width of around 1m. The leaves are glossy green, mottled with golden yellow colouring. Also known by the name Spindle 'Golden Harlequin', this lovely new cultivar can be used to brighten up dull corners in just about any type of garden. It is also suited to planting as a low-lying hedge and can be used in pots for seasonal displays. It prefers poor, well-drained soil and likes a sunny position, but it also does very well in partial shade. It is extremely versatile and needs little maintenance, so is a popular choice for busy gardeners! Very little pruning is required, however it can be clipped to shape in early summer. Euonymus fortunei 'Golden Harlequin' is the preferred selling name of Euonymus fortunei 'Hoogi' (PBR) which is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.
Common problems with Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin'
How to propagate Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin'
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer
Special features of Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin'
Other uses of Euonymus 'Golden Harlequin'
Ground cover, suitable for coastal conditions.