EUONYMUS fortunei 'Blondy'

Commonly known as Evergreen bittersweet, Spindle tree

Broad golden variegated leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Oval, toothed, thinly leathery leaves usually to about 5cm (2in) long
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Tidy, dense, mound-forming 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

EUONYMUS fortunei 'Blondy'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Species introduced into UK in 1860 by Robert Fortune (Scottish plant hunter)
    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)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Crenulate
    (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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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