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PlantFiles: Japanese Euonymus, Spindletree, Japanese Spindletree
Euonymus japonicus 'Rykujo'

Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Euonymus (yoo-ON-ih-mus) (Info)
Species: japonicus (juh-PON-ih-kus) (Info)
Cultivar: Rykujo

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Loretta_NJ On Jan 8, 2014, Loretta_NJ from Pequannock, NJ wrote:

This was interesting but it suffered a lot of winter burn and never really recovered. I live in Zone 6 Northern NJ.

Positive growin On Feb 28, 2006, growin from Vancouver, BC (Zone 8b) wrote:

Miniature Euonymus, slow growing and suitable for trough or containers. Leaves serrated and very small, deep green with a reddish tinge in cold and sun on upright stems. Very compact.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Apex, North Carolina
Aurora, Oregon
Portland, Oregon

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