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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
spindle 'Green Rocket'
Euonymus 'Green Rocket'
Euonymus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees, often with fine autumn colour, and small flowers followed by colourful fruits
'Green Rocket' is an upright, compact cultivar, forming a shrub up to 1m high, with small, glossy, dark green leathery oval leaves
Toxicity Harmful if eaten
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Sand, Chalk, Clay
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in sun or shade in moist but well-drained soil
Propagate by nodal semi-hardwood cuttings taken between early summer and mid-autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning No pruning usually required: see Pruning group 1 or Pruning group 8
Pests May be affected by cushion scale, euonymus scale, blackfly (black aphid), small ermine moth and vine weevil
May be affected by crown gall, powdery mildews, and virus diseases
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