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Green Euonymus

Green Euonymus

Regular price $6.80 USD
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Plant Type: shrub
Plant Height: 6-15 feet
Spread: 5-10 feet
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Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


Green Euonymus, scientifically known as Euonymus japonicus, is a versatile and robust evergreen shrub native to Japan, China, and Korea. It is widely used in landscaping for its dense, upright growth habit; glossy, dark green leaves; and adaptability to a variety of garden settings. This plant is a popular choice for hedges, screens, foundation plantings, and as an ornamental feature in gardens and public spaces.

Growing to about 6 to 15 feet tall and 5 to 10 feet wide, Green Euonymus forms a lush, compact shape that can be easily maintained through pruning. Its leaves are leathery, oval-shaped, and maintain their vibrant green color throughout the year, providing a constant backdrop of color in the garden. Though it blooms with small, inconspicuous flowers in the summer, it is primarily grown for its foliage and overall form.

Adapted to full sun to partial shade, Euonymus japonicus thrives in well-draining soil and exhibits a good tolerance to drought once established. It is also noted for its resistance to pests and diseases, making it a low-maintenance option for gardeners looking for reliable and attractive shrubbery.

In landscaping, Green Euonymus is often used as a hedge or screen due to its dense growth and ease of pruning into formal shapes. It can also be planted as a specimen plant or included in mixed borders for structure and evergreen interest. Some cultivars of Euonymus japonicus feature variegated foliage, adding even more visual interest to garden designs.

Overall, Green Euonymus is a highly adaptable and attractive shrub, ideal for adding structure, texture, and year-round color to landscapes. Its ease of care, versatility in use, and aesthetic appeal make it a favored choice among gardeners and landscape designers alike.

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