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Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire' /Green Spire Japanese Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'   / Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'
Euonymus with tall upright multiple stems
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Euonymus with tall upright multiple stems

Small leaves on this eyonymus

Closely arranged small leaves along upright stems

Close-up image of small leaves tightly arranged along stems

Terminal shoots of the green spire euonymus

Mature specimen with dense foliage to the ground

Multiple stems

Mature specimen in the Birmingham Botanical Garden

a well established specimen in the National Arboretum in Washington, DEC

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Scientific Name: Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'
Common Name: Green Spire Japanese Euonymus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This tidy, compact, columnar growing shrub has very dark green leaves. Prune to keep desired height. Has the ususal problems, scale whitefly, and aphids, as do other euonymus species.