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Euonymus myrianthus
Euonymus myrianthus
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Information Only - Rare and evergreen with colourful fruit, Euonymus myrianthus is native to Western China and was introduced to England in 1908 by the famous plant hunter Ernest Wilson. It has glossy, bright green leaves and dense, rounded heads of greenish-yellow flowers in spring.

These flowers are followed by splendid yellow fruit, which contrast beautifully with the bold foliage in autumn. The fruit split to reveal vivid orange-scarlet seed. An eye-catching and unusual evergreen garden plant!

Looking for an evergreen shrub with similar fruit? Try Arbutus unedo (Strawberry Tree)

This plant is currently listed on our website for Information Only - Sadly it is not currently available for sale, nor do we have young specimens growing on our nursery. We hope to have this plant for sale at some point in the future and at this time it will be re-enabled on our website.

You are welcome to email us at if you would like to go on our waiting list for this plant.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: Greenish-yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
  • Habit: Euonymus myrianthus grows to be a medium sized branching shrub.
    • Height: 2.5 m (8 ft).
    • Spread: 2 - 3 m (6 - 10 ft).
  • Notes: A plant in our arboretum appears to be self fertile, producing large amounts of fruit each year. The fruit and buds can be toxic and should not be eaten. A specimen of Euonymus myrianthus, planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 2 m and a spread of 1.5 m after 10 years.


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