Euonymus Emerald Gaiety


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SKU: euonymus-fortunei-emerald-gaiety Categories: ,
Common Name: Evergreen Bittersweet
Size: 2-3 litre
Hardiness: H5
Hardiness Ratings

All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees ˚C) are shown in brackets

  • H1a: under glass all year (>15˚C)
  • H1b: can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15 ˚C)
  • H1c: can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10 ˚C)
  • H2: tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5 ˚C)
  • H3: hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1 ˚C)
  • H4: hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5 ˚C)
  • H5: hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10 ˚C)
  • H6: hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15 ˚C)
  • H7: hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20 ˚C)
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2-3 Litre Pot

  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Flowering period: May – June
  • Hardiness: H5
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 1.5m

Euonymus Emerald Gaiety, commonly known as ‘Spindle’ and holder of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit, is a cultivar of the popular Euonymus Fortunei, a species of evergreen shrub native to China and Japan. It is known for its striking variegated foliage, featuring green and white leaves that are tinged with pink in the Winter months and was selected for its unique leaf colour and has been a popular landscape plant since its introduction.

One of the best features of Euonymus Emerald Gaiety is its ability to add a splash of colour to any landscape. Its variegated leaves are a striking contrast to the green foliage of other plants and can add a touch of interest to any garden. Its compact growth habit make it a perfect choice for small gardens and it can be grown as a shrub or trained as a vine. It is also a great choice for adding colour to a dull wall or fence.

Euonymus Emerald Gaiety is a versatile and easy-to-grow plant, making it a great choice for gardeners of all skill levels. Its unique variegated leaves will add a touch of interest to any landscape, making it a great choice for any garden. With proper care and attention, it will thrive and add a unique touch of interest to any landscape.

How to care for your Euonymus Emerald Gaiety

  1. Light: The plant prefers bright, indirect light but can also tolerate some shade.
  2. Water: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry out between watering.
  3. Soil: Use well-draining soil.
  4. Fertiliser: Fertilise monthly during the growing season (Spring to Autumn) with a balanced, water-soluble fertiliser.
  5. Pruning: Prune to maintain desired shape in late Winter or early Spring.

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