Scientific Name: Pachysandra terminalis Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:Japanese spurge Texture:Coarse
Family Name:BuxaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x > 25m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Spiraled, Leathery, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Obovate, Dentate
Flowers: Spike, White, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, May- Jun
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Evergreen, upright groundcover, prostrate stems; leaves obovate,leathery, glossy dark green, alternate, coarsely uniform teeth toward the tips; flowers small, white, tubular, spikes.