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Euonymus japonicus ‘Green Spire’

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Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire' is a narrow, upright, fast-growing shrub that makes an excellent hedge. It is evergreen and has glossy, dark green leaves that make a stunning impact in the landscape. Green Spire Euonymus is perfect for tight spaces where privacy is needed but a narrow hedge is a necessity.
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Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (8)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (6)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (4)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (3)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (5)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Euonymus japonicus Green Spire July 2019 (7)

Green Spire Euonymus is an excellent evergreen hedge option for small spaces as it grows very tall and narrow, responding very well to pruning.

Quick Guide

Euonymus Japonicus Green Spire growing region
Euonymus Green Spire Quick Guide:
  • Evergreen with dark, glossy green leaves
  • Tall, narrow habit, perfect for creating privacy in tight spaces
  • Moderately fast growth rate
  • Hardy in USDA Zones 6b-9
  • Salt and wind tolerant
  • Grows in full sun to nearly full shade
  • Responds well to hard pruning

Green Spire Details

Prized for its emerald-green, glossy, evergreen foliage (even in the middle of winter) as well as its narrow and upright habit, Green Spire Euonymus is a wonderful hedge choice for warm, coastal areas with humid summers. It is hardy in USDA Zones 6-9. It is generally very easy to grow and maintain.

With optimum water and fertilizer, Green Spire Euonymus can grow up to 1 foot per year, with almost all of the growth reaching straight upright. A slow-release fertilizer in early spring is perfect to encourage strong growth. At maturity, it can easily be maintained at up to 10 feet tall by 2 feet wide. It responds very well to hard pruning, making it ideal for growing as a hedge.

Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire' grows well in full sun to nearly full shade, requiring only a few hours of sunlight per day. It has moderate drought resistance but does not like overly wet soil. Make sure your planting area is well-draining, but provide weekly water in dry times once established.

USDA Hardiness Zones:6b-9
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West Coast - Sunset Heat Zones:4-20
Sun/Shade:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Deer Resistance:No
Watering Requirements:Moderate
Growth Rate:Moderate-Fast, up to 1 foot per year
Mature Size:10’ H X 2’ W
Drought Tolerance:Moderate
Pest/Disease Issues:
Some susceptibility to Euonymus Scale and Aphids, seems more resistant than other Euonymus varieties

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