EUONYMUS, EVERGREEN Evergreen – Sun / Shade
Euonymus japonicus Ht. 5’-8’ Spread 4’-6’
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HABIT: Upright thick stems, thick waxy leaves. Native to Japan.
CULTURE: Any soil, anywhere.
USES: None – do not plant!
PROBLEMS: You name it! Scale, powdery mildew, aphids, leaf spots, crown gall, anthracnose, nematodes, heat…etc.
NOTES: This plant is for people who still wear leisure suits. Probably the worst plant you can buy. The yellow variegated varieties are disgusting even when healthy, which is not often.