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Japanese Spurge

Pachysandra terminalis

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Also known as

Japanese Pachysandra, Carpet-Box, Pachysandra

Full Shade
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

1m

10cm

Min

75cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Pachysandra terminalis - Japanese Spurge - Perfect for Ground cover - Pack of ten Plants

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Japanese Spurge Overview

The RHS AGM award winning Pachysandra terminalis is perfect for carpeting bare areas of earth between deciduous shrubs or trees. With rosettes of glossy, dark green leaves with serrated edges they form dense mats of eye catching ground cover in sun or shade. In early summer upright clusters of tiny, white flowers contrast beautifully with the dark green foliage.

Common problems with Japanese Spurge

How to harvest Japanese Spurge

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Japanese Spurge

Division

Divide the plant before flowering in spring.

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in summer (after the flowers)

Layering

You can propagate by removing self-rooted layers.

Special features of Japanese Spurge

Ground cover

Other uses of Japanese Spurge

A shade tolerant creeping low maintenance plant that is perfect for covering banks/slopes or used as under planting of shrubs in informal cottage or gravel gardens.

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Although never fully deer proof - they are less likely to eat these.

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