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Scientific Name: Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King'
Pronunciation: you-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus
Common Name: Silver King euonymus
Family Name: Celastraceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features:
Course(s): HORT 2355


Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Winter interest
Additional Info: Google Images
Silver King euonymus
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish, Leaves are green with silvery to cream margins
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Bases: Acute
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun
 
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: White
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Showy, Accessory tissue, (covered by a fleshy aril)

 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  

Pest Susceptibility: Mildew, Anthracnose
 
Location(s):
(OSS) Overpass planting South Side
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