Euonymus japonicus 'Bravo'

Japanese spindle

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Key information

Flower colour



Fruit, Dramatic foliage


Half hardy

Skill level


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Plant details

This is an evergreen shrub that stands out because of its young leaves, which have a broad central blotch of bright yellow that gradually turns creamy white. Being upright and bushy, it's typically grown as a hedge, especially in seaside gardens, or as a well-clipped specimen in long borders where it makes an effective divider.

Family: Celastraceae

Genus: Euonymus

Species: japonicus

Cultivar: Bravo

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 200cm

Spread: 200cm

Time to prune: August to August

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