Emerald 'n' Gold Wintercreeper
Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold'
Common Name: Emerald 'n' Gold Wintercreeper
Height: 3-4' Spread: 4-5' Habit/Form: Irregular or mounded; stems will climb if supported (attaches by means of holdfasts or aerial roots) Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 5-9
Cultural Requirements: Suitable for many types of soils, but best in well-drained, evenly moist soil in full sun to full shade, with protection from winter sun and winds. Can be easily pruned to maintain size and shape. This variety is susceptible to scale insect infestations.
Ornamental Characteristics: A broadleaf evergreen shrub with bright green leaves with broad golden margins. Leaf color is best in full sun. Leaves take on a reddish tinge in winter. Flowers are inconspicuous, and fruits are scarce or absent.
Uses in the Landscape: Use in borders with other shrubs and small trees or as a specimen or accent plant.