EUONYMUS fortunei 'Harlequin'

Commonly known as Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree

Compact grower with silver variegated foliage and pure white young shoots
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EUONYMUS fortunei 'Harlequin'

 
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  • Evergreen
    Oval, toothed, thinly leathery leaves usually to about 5cm (2in) long
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Dwarf shrub Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Dense, spreading shrub
  • Ground cover These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold winds.
  • Partial shade
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - species introduced into the UK in 1860 by Robert Fortune (Scottish plant-hunter). Will climb vigorously if supported, against a wall or through a tree
  • Pests & Diseases
    caterpillars, vine weevil, scale insects, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    garden origin.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated - pink-tinged in winter
  • Leaf margin
    Crenate see photos above
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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