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botanical name:
Euonymus japonicus 'Aureus'
Euonymus japonicus 'Aureus' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Spindle
synonyms:  Euonymus japonicus 'Aureopictus'
family:  Celastraceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.80m
width: 1.50m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour:
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Dense upright growing shrub. Shiny dark green leaves with a golden yellow centre.

Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Drought tolerant when established, copes with quite deep shade, trouble-free and undemanding but will not survive in areas subject to very hard frosts.

Can be trimed to size and shape.

From cuttings.

Can be used for hedging.

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