21 March 2010

Japanese spindle tree






Euonymus japonicus microphyllus
Japanese spindle tree

Euonymus (yoo-ON-ih-mus)
japonicus (juh-PON-ih-kus)

Green Boxleaf Euonymus

Dwarf Boxleaf Euonymus


Bonsai-Suitable; .

Even beginners
can prune and shape it,
so it's a great starter bonsai
perfect for rock garden, border
or container.

The wood was traditionally used
for the making of spindles for
spinning wool.



Keep Outdoors in a sunny location.
WILL TOLERATE FREEZING
PROTECT FROM STRONG WINDS & SEVERE COLD.
Spray water daily through the foliage. Japanese spindle tree needs well drained soil.
Water when the soil moderately dries, but never let the soil dry out.
Fertilize at one-third strength during the growing season.
Finger-pinch the new growth to maintain the size & shape
A great plant for bonsai beginners.

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