Euonymus japonicus Marieke


Euonymus japonicus Marieke, Japanese Spindle. A compact slow growing deciduous shrub with rich green leaves that are margined creamy yellow, especially the young growth. At its best in a sunny position. An extremely attractive ground cover shrub. Max Height 60cm. Max Spread 60cm. Harmful if eaten.



Plant in well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.


General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.