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Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald N Gold’

Spindle

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald N Gold'
  • Common name: Spindle
  • Family: Celastraceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Evergreen
Foliage colour:

Golden

Euonymus is one of the most versatile evergreen shrubs. There are many varieties both green and variegated, all worth growing. Euonymous fortunei ‘Emerald n Gold’ is one of the most common forms with bright-golden, variegated leaves. These turn an attractive pinkish-red in cold weather, making it a great choice for adding winter colour.

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Euonymous fortunei ‘Emerald n Gold’ makes an excellent specimen shrub, as well as a low, informal hedge or a climber. Cut back growth by one-third in the first spring after planting to encourage a bushy habit, and remove any plain green reverted stems whenever seen.

How to grow Euonymus 'Emerald n Gold'

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    1.5m spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do not Plant in May

Do not Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do Plant in November

Do Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do Prune in April

Do Prune in May

Do Prune in June

Do Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Euonymus 'Emerald n Gold' and wildlife

Euonymus 'Emerald N Gold' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Euonymus 'Emerald n Gold' poisonous?

Euonymus 'Emerald N Gold' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People