- Blooms & FruitsJune & November
- Height2m to 4m
- Spread8m to 10m
- Growth HabitIrregular bushy
- Flower ColourGreen-white
- Leaf ColourDark green
Plant Finder description
Euonymus fortunei var. radicans (Evergreen bittersweet). This is a prostrate, shrubby climber with stems about 1m long, From early to mid-summer it will bear greenish white flowers on the branching, non-clinging adult stems.
Interest and use
E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea
- LightPart shade
- HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
- SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality, Chalky
- Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by seed in autumn.
They are fully to frost hardy and will need sun or semi-shade in any well drained soil. If grown in full sun, soil for evergreen species should not be very dry.
Pests, diseases or disorders
May be attacked by caterpillars and some species are susceptible to mildew.
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