Family Celastraceae (Staff tree family)
Euonymus spp. are evergreen or deciduous shrubs
or evergreen vines. Many forms are available in terms of overall
size and leaf colors. Many species are useful as hedges and screens.
Optimum conditions for growth
Euonymus can grow in several climatic zones depending
on species. They do well in areas with full sun or light shade; there
are more mildew problems in the shade. Moderate summer water is required.
Variegated Euonymus leaves and fruit