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Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Emerald Gaiety euonymus
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Comment:

Will climb if near support. This plant is frequently damaged by deer.

Description:
Deciduous or evergreen shrub with leaves opposite and simple; flowers small, 4-parted, greenish maroon; fruit a reddish, pink, ivory to yellow capsule splitting and showing orange-red seeds
Height:
4-5 ft.
Foliage:
0.7-1.7 in. ovate leaves with crenate-serrate margins; blue-green leaves with white margins; pink tinge in winter
Flower:
Non-showy flowers; grown for foliage
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types but prefers moist, well-drained soil
Form:
Dense branching
Poison Part:
All parts
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion
Symptoms:
Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, chills, coma, and convulsions
Toxic Principle:
Unidentified, possibly a glycoside
Severity:
TOXIC ONLY IF LARGE QUANTITIES EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural areas in mixed deciduous forests and low woodlands; weedy in disturbed areas around houses and buildings; land
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1547

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
Stefano, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0