Euonymus Fortunei Blondy


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SKU: euonymus-fortunei-blondy 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

  • Position: Full sun, partial shade
  • Soil: Moist, well drained
  • Growth Rate: Average
  • Flowering Period: May – June
  • Hardiness: H5
  • Eventual Height: 0.2 – 0.6m
  • Eventual Spread: 0.2 – 0.6m

Euonymus Fortunei Blondy, also known as ‘Spindle’,  is a cultivar of Euonymus Fortunei, a species of semi-evergreen shrub native to China and Japan. It is known for its striking variegated foliage, featuring green and yellow leaves and was selected for its unique leaf colour and has been a popular landscape plant since its introduction in the late 20th century.

One of the best features of Euonymus Blondy 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. It is also a great choice for adding colour to a dull wall or fence. It can be grown as a shrub or trained as a vine and it will look great in any garden.

Euonymus Blondy 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.

How to care for your Euonymus Fortunei Blondy

To care for this Euonymus it is important to provide it with moist, well-drained soil and partial to full sun exposure. It is drought tolerant once established, but regular watering during dry periods will help it to thrive.

Fertilise in the Spring with a balanced fertiliser to promote healthy growth. Prune as needed to shape the plant and to control its size. Be mindful that over-pruning can cause the plant to lose its variegated leaves.

Be aware of the hardiness zone and the minimum temperature that Euonymus Blondy can tolerate, as it may not be able to survive in extremely cold temperatures.

With proper care and attention, the Euonymus Fortunei Blondy will thrive and add a unique touch of interest to any landscape


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