Botanical Name: Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'
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Common Name: Box-Leaf Euonymus  
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Water Saving Tip:

Different areas of your landscape have different water requirements.

Shrubs need much less water than lawns and drip systems should never be scheduled on the same program with lawns.

Establish separate watering schedules for those areas.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

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Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

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Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

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Sun

Full, Half, Shade

 

Water

Medium, High

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Rich

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

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Design Styles

English Cottage, Ranch

 

Accenting Features

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Seasonal Interest

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Location Uses

Entry, Foundation

 

Special Uses

Hedge, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

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  • Description

  • Notes

A dwarf, compact evergreen shrub with small, dark green leaves, this plant is an example of an excellent dwarf hedge or foundation shrub. It requires full sun for proper growth.
Boxwood-like evergreen shrub with small deep green leaves in dense plant that can easily be sheared or maintained naturally. Also available in variegated form with white leaf margins.