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Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy' (Japanese spindle 'Kathy')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy'

Other names

Japanese spindle 'Kathy'

Genus

Euonymus Euonymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Kathy' _ 'Kathy' is a small, bushy, evergreen shrub with oval, glossy, green leaves edged silvery-white. Small green flowers bloom in summer and are occasionally followed by fruit in autumn


Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Erect

Toxicity

All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Flower

Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Green, Variegated, White in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Prune out any branches that revert to all green.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy' (Japanese spindle 'Kathy') will reach a height of 1m 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

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy'

Other names

Japanese spindle 'Kathy'

Genus

Euonymus Euonymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Kathy' _ 'Kathy' is a small, bushy, evergreen shrub with oval, glossy, green leaves edged silvery-white. Small green flowers bloom in summer and are occasionally followed by fruit in autumn

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Dense, Erect

Toxicity

All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.


Colour

Flower

Pale-green in Summer

Foliage

Green, Variegated, White in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Caterpillars , Horse chestnut scale , Scale insects , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Prune out any branches that revert to all green.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Euonymus japonicus 'Kathy' (Japanese spindle 'Kathy') will reach a height of 1m 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

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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