Monrovia Golden Euonymus Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus' 5Gal

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The Monrovia Golden Euonymus (Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus') is a beautiful shrub with variegated foliage. Here are some of its characteristics:

  1. Size: The Golden Euonymus is a medium-sized shrub that can grow up to 6-8 feet in height and 4-6 feet in width when mature.

  2. Foliage: This cultivar of Euonymus japonicus has attractive, oval-shaped leaves with green centers and bright golden-yellow edges. The foliage is evergreen, providing year-round interest in the garden.

  3. Growth habit: The Golden Euonymus has an upright growth habit, with a dense and bushy form that makes it ideal for use as a hedge or specimen plant.

  4. Soil and sun requirements: This shrub prefers well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. It does best in partial shade to full sun, but can also tolerate full shade.

  5. Water requirements: The Golden Euonymus requires regular watering, especially during hot and dry weather conditions. It is important not to let the soil dry out completely.

  6. Cold tolerance: This shrub is cold hardy down to USDA hardiness zone 7, making it a great choice for gardeners in colder climates.

  7. Disease resistance: The Golden Euonymus is generally resistant to common diseases and pests.

  8. Wildlife value: This shrub is not known to be a major source of food for wildlife, but its dense foliage can provide shelter and nesting sites for birds.

  9. Uses: The Golden Euonymus is great for use as a hedge, border, or specimen plant. Its variegated foliage adds color and interest to any garden.

  10. Maintenance: This shrub requires minimal maintenance. It can be pruned in the spring to maintain its shape and size, but otherwise requires little care.