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Box Leaf Euonymus


This is a compact, small-leafed variety of Euonymus that grows slowly to only one to two feet high and half as wide. It is well-suited for use as a low hedge or in a border. Grows well in heat and poor soils.

Euonymus japonicus 'Microphyllus' (E. j. pulchellus)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy, leathery

Leaf length : 1 - 2 1/2"

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Deep green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Inconspicuous.

Flower color : Green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 1/2 -1 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1-2 ft.

Growth rate : Slow

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -10 to -5 F( Z6a)

Sunset zone : 4-20

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes