Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus'

Japanese Euonymus, Box-leaf Euonymus, Evergreen Euonymus, Spindle Tree, Spindletree

Family: Celastraceae Staff Tree

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 7B - 10A
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, white
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, hedge, massing, specimen
Height 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Spread 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen, semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color Orange, red
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive, naturalizing