The Golden Euonymus is a compact, evergreen shrub with green and gold variegated leaves. This compact little shrub serves as a great year-round shrub.
Dark green foliage is prominent in the winter and spring, while summer and fall give way to yellow and green variegated foliage. The Golden Euonymus is a versatile plant that will adapt to any conditions! It can tolerate any amount of shade or sun, different soil types, as well as cold exposed locations.
What more could you ask for?! The Golden Euonymous definitely has more to offer than just being versatile. While you can plant it practically anywhere, it is also drought tolerant, very hardy, and requires little to no maintenance.
Make the Golden Euonymus a part of your landscape today. Whatever your needs are, this shrub will definitely have your back. No matter the conditions it will remain active all year round.
|Grows in Zones||6, 7, 8, 9|
|Sunlight||Full Sun, Part Sun|
|Mature Height||3-4 Feet|
|Mature Width||2-3 Feet|
|Botanical Name||Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'|
How To Care for your new Golden Euonymus
Golden Euonymus grows in full to part sun. These hardy shrubs are adaptable to any soil that drains well. After planting be sure to water deeply 1-2 times per week in order for this euonymus' roots to grow properly. Once established this shrub is drought tolerant. Watering is generally only needed in periods of extreme drought. Applying 2-3 inches of mulch will help protect the roots in extreme temperatures and keep the soil moist. There is no need to prune this shrub. If you prefer a manicured look, prune any time of the year. Fertilize with a balanced, slow release fertilizer in spring. If your soil is poor, fertilize in fall as well. The Golden Euonymus is disease and pest resistant.
Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.
Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.
Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil. Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.
Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.
Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.
Finish up by mulching around your new plant. Apply 1-2 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.
Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.
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