FAST-GROWING ATTRACTIVE SHRUB, IDEAL AS A HEDGE
- In late summer, inconspicuous, greenish-white flowers are enjoyed by pollinators
- By late fall, the blooms have turned to small, pink berries that are loved by birds
- The foliage is a dense and glossy dark green that last year round
- Fast growing with a neat and formal appearance
- Great when planted as a hedge or screen, a border planting or even to train as a topiary
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- Ships in a plant-safe designed box
- Hardiness Zone: 5-8
- Mature Height: 6-8' tall
- Mature Width: 3-5' wide
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Spacing: 5-7' apart
Why plant Manhattan Euonymus?
The Manhattan Euonymus maybe not as fast as the speed of light, but it's definitely growing faster than a boxwood! This shrub provides glossy green foliage as a semi-evergreen, avoiding any pockets of dullness come winter depending on your location. In summer, we are graced with greenish white blooms. Although they're small to us, pollinators will appreciate the addition to your property! Come fall, pink fruits will mature and eventually expose orange seeds, attracting birds to feast to their heart's content. Growing 4-6’ high and spanning 3-5’, this fast growing shrub offers stunning ornamental features whether it's left to grow on its own or trimmed up for a more formal look - you won't be disappointed with this choice!
How to use Manhattan Euonymus in the landscape?
The Manhattan Euonymus is ornamental in every way, even providing showy pink fruits in the fall that mature to bare seeds that are loved by birds. Planted in the ground or kept in containers the choice is yours. This shrub does well when utilized as a specimen to be admired, as a foundation plant, hedges and more.
Hardiness Zone: 5-8
How To Plant Manhattan Euonymus
The Manhattan Euonymus enjoys a life in the sun, however, they are capable of growing in locations that offer partial shade. Choosing a location that offers well draining soil is optimal, while the types of soil required for proper growth would be clay, loam, and sand. Offering tolerance to drought once established, we advise keeping a watering schedule to ensure the health and growth of your shrub. Check out our planting guide located in our blogs for further information about getting your new plants in the ground safely and efficiently.
How To Water
Now that you have your Manhattan Euonymus, planted it's time to water. Simply water no less than twice a week until established. Once established, this shrub does provide drought tolerance, however it would be within your best interest and for the health of the plant to water when necessary. Stick your finger in the soil and test to see if it is dry, if so water accordingly. We do recommend keeping an eye on your local weather for periods of inclement weather such as high heat and drought and watering as needed.
How To Fertilize
It's feeding time! This is fairly simple when considering the process for the Manhattan Euonymus as it's not a heavy feeder. If you are planting in the spring, applying fertilizer to the planting site will be counted as the first feeding. You may apply fertilizer again in the fall as this will provide much needed nutrients throughout the winter season. Now, the next time you will want to enact your next feeding would be the following fall, continue this process for the life of the plant and enjoy a lively, healthy, shrub.
How To Prune
Once you have enjoyed a season or two of growth, you may start to think that it's time for a trim. This process should take place in early spring, before the push of new growth. There are two methods of pruning that may take place: thinning and tip pruning. Thinning is the process of removing older, weaker branches to make way for new stronger branches. Tip pruning is the process of removing just a few inches from the tips of the branches down to a new bud which is where the new growth will continue from. These practices should be done branch by branch in order to maintain a tidy appearance.
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