Euonymus fortunei 'Canadale Gold' Standard 7 gallon
Height: 5 feet
Spread: 24 inches
Sunlight: full sun partial shade full shade
Hardiness Zone: 4b
Other Names: Wintercreeper Euonymus
An attractive, tree form of the cultivar, featuring stunning gold variegated evergreen leaves all season long; a superb color accent for almost any garden or landscape application
Canadale Gold Wintercreeper (tree form) has attractive gold-variegated dark green foliage with hints of creamy white which emerges light green in spring. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. It produces pink capsules from mid to late fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.
Canadale Gold Wintercreeper (tree form) is an evergreen dwarf tree, selected and trained to grow in a small tree-like form with the primary plant grafted high atop a standard. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.
This dwarf tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Canadale Gold Wintercreeper (tree form) is ideal for use as a garden accent or patio feature, and is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use
Planting & Growing
Canadale Gold Wintercreeper (tree form) will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This dwarf tree performs well in both full sun and full shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.