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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
spindle 'Emerald 'n' Gold'
Euonymus fortunei Emerald 'n' Gold
Euonymus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees, often with fine autumn colour, and small flowers followed by colourful fruits
'Emerald 'n' Gold' is a dwarf evergreen shrub of spreading habit, with broadly yellow-margined leaves, tinged pink in winter; occasionally produces a few small, inconspicuous greenish flowers
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in partial or full shade; grow in full sun if soil is moisture retentive. It will climb vigorously if supported and is ideal trained against a shady wall
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Hedging & Screens Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Can get vine weevil damage on the foliage, horse chestnut scale and caterpillars
May be affected by powdery mildews
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