Spindle 'Emerald 'N' Gold'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'

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This dwarf evergreen shrub has a spreading habit and can be trained up walls if given support. It produces broadly yellow-margined leaves that have a pink tinge in winter. It occasionally produces a few small, inconspicuous greenish flowers.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Harvesting

Generally not harvested but stems can be cut & included in floral arrangements.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings

Special features

Ground cover

Pot plant

Winter colour

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance plant is a useful addition providing structure & winter colour to borders but can also be grown in mix container's when young. Suitable for all garden styles it can be clipped into neat shapes.

Personality

Family

Celastraceae

Flower colour

Green

Scent

None

Problems

Can be attacked by caterpillars & scale insects. It can also suffer from powdery mildew
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