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Common Name: Wintercreeper Euonymus

Species Name: Euonymus fortunei

Family Name: Celastraceae





Plant Facts  
Origin China
Sun Preference Partial



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 70-foot height
    • Leaves: Simple, opposite, evergreen, 1 inch long, crenate-serrate, silvernerved veins; leaf types can vary



Soil Preference Adapted to most soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Grows 6-12 inches if used as a groundcover and up to 70 feet when placed on a structure; many variegated cultivars available


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