Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King'

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

Family: Celastraceae Staff Tree

Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 6B - 10A
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Green
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, hedge, specimen
Height 4' to 6' / 1.20m to 1.80m
Spread 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m
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, vase
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, invasive, naturalizing