Euonymus japonicus, also known as the Unanimous is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae, native to Japan, Korea, and China. It is a deciduous shrub or small tree growing to 5 m tall, with opposite, simple oval leaves 2–8 cm long and 1–3 cm broad. The flowers are small, greenish-white, and borne in clusters in the leaf axils. The fruit is a pink-red capsule 3–4 cm long, splitting open to release the black seeds.
How to care:
This plant is relatively easy to care for, and can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade, and well-drained soil. Water regularly, and fertilize monthly during the growing season. Prune as needed to maintain shape.
Euonymus japonicus requires moist soil to thrive. Water regularly, and fertilize monthly during the growing season.
Unanimous requires monthly fertilization during the growing season. Use a balanced fertilizer, and apply according to package directions.
Prune as needed to maintain shape.
Unanimous can be propagated by seed or cuttings.
Pest and disease:
Unanimous is relatively resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to scale and mealybugs. Watch for these pests, and treat as needed.
Unanimous is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of landscape settings. It makes an excellent hedge or foundation plant, and can also be used as a specimen plant.