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emerald and gold euonymus-any pink or red in its leaves in cold?

Posted by takate z8 sw oregon (My Page) on
Fri, Apr 23, 04 at 23:42

Hi - I just bought an Emerald & Gold Euonymus at Sprawlmart. The salesperson said it did not turn pink or red. It certainly does not have any tinge of pink or red now. In researching I did. Does anyone know if the E&GE turns pink or red in cold....cold in my area is into low to mid

Thanks for any experiences you have with this colorful shrub.

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RE: emerald and gold euonymus-any pink or red in its leaves in co

Yes, in winter and early spring while the soil is very cold the leaf margins will have a red or pink tinge to it. In warm soil (or pot grown in greenhouses) the leaves are green/white varigated and no red/pink coloration at all. I think it comes out only when the roots are very cold.

The entire leaf will not turn red, but the leaf margin will have a pink or red glow to it.

This spring has been quite funny for our E&GE because they are green/white one day and next day turn pinkish again as temperature drops. In a few days I expect them to be fully green/white.

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