Plant of the Month: Euonymus Tom Thumb

Our Plant of the Month for November¬† is the Euonymus japonicus Tom Thumb. This is a fast growing but compact hedging plant with deep green foliage. This cute little plant grows 80cm high by 30cm wide and works well as a border or edging plant in any cottage or formal garden. It has pale green flowers in late Summer around February to March and looks similar to a Buxus. Like all good hedging plants it should be planted in well prepared soil, have regular watering and should be fed and clipped at regular intervals to encourage fresh new growth. Plant in part shade or full sun. It will tolerate moderate frost. For those wanting a small hedge you can’t go past this beauty.