Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- Emerald Gaiety euonymus
- Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Will climb if near support. This plant is frequently damaged by deer.
- 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
- 4-5 ft.
- 0.7-1.7 in. ovate leaves with crenate-serrate margins; blue-green leaves with white margins; pink tinge in winter
- Non-showy flowers; grown for foliage
- 5 to 8
- Sun to partial shade; range of soil types but prefers moist, well-drained soil
- Dense branching
- Poison Part:
- All parts
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, chills, coma, and convulsions
- Toxic Principle:
- Unidentified, possibly a glycoside
- 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
NCCES plant id: 1547