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

Water-wise plants can be beautiful as well as practical.

Ask at your local nursery for the types of plants that have minimal watering needs.

  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

n/a

 

Flower Season

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Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

n/a

 

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

n/a

Design Styles

English Cottage, Ranch

 

Accenting Features

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Seasonal Interest

n/a

 

Location Uses

Entry, Foundation

 

Special Uses

Hedge, Mass Planting

 

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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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.