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Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' (Spindle 'Ovatus Aureus')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus'

Other names: Spindle 'Ovatus Aureus', Euonymus japonicus 'Marieke', Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus', Spindle bush 'Ovatus Aureus'

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ovatus Aureus' _ 'Ovatus Aureus' is a bushy, mid-sized, evergreen shrub with oval, broad yellow margined yellow-green leaves which are bright golden-yellow when young. It bears small greenish flowers in summer sometimes followed by pink fruits in autumn.


Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pale-green in Summer

Foliage: Golden-yellow, Yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Erect

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' (Spindle 'Ovatus Aureus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Instant, Roof terrace

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus'

Other names: Spindle 'Ovatus Aureus', Euonymus japonicus 'Marieke', Euonymus japonicus 'Aureovariegatus', Spindle bush 'Ovatus Aureus'

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ovatus Aureus' _ 'Ovatus Aureus' is a bushy, mid-sized, evergreen shrub with oval, broad yellow margined yellow-green leaves which are bright golden-yellow when young. It bears small greenish flowers in summer sometimes followed by pink fruits in autumn.


Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pale-green in Summer

Foliage: Golden-yellow, Yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Erect

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Euonymus japonicus 'Ovatus Aureus' (Spindle 'Ovatus Aureus') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Hedging/Screens, Instant, Roof terrace

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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