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Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

Other names

Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet'

Genus

Pachysandra Pachysandra

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Carpet' _ 'Green Carpet' is a mat-forming, evergreen sub-shrub with ovate, glossy, toothed, dark green leaves and spikes of tiny, white flowers in summer.


Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in any soil, except very dry, in full 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 Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet'

Other names

Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet'

Genus

Pachysandra Pachysandra

Variety or Cultivar

'Green Carpet' _ 'Green Carpet' is a mat-forming, evergreen sub-shrub with ovate, glossy, toothed, dark green leaves and spikes of tiny, white flowers in summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 8

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' (Japanese spurge 'Green Carpet') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in any soil, except very dry, in full 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 Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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