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Euonymus japonicus

Family: Celastraceae

Common name: SPINDLE TREE

Synonym: Euonymus japonica

Native to: China, Japan, Korea


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 26 feet

Max width: 6.6 feet


blue/green, white/off white, yellow




Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade, sun

Landscape uses: hedge or edging, screen

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: 0 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular