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Pachysandra terminalis

Also called Japanese Pachysandra


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Pachysandra terminalis - Japanese Spurge

More About Pachysandra terminalis

  • White, terminal spikes
  • Dark green, glossy foliage forms a dense, ground cover
  • Diamond-shaped leaves are coarsely serrated on the upper third
  • Evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: April to May
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

15-20 cm

Spread:

45-50 cm

Colour:

White

Japanese Spurge Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in  an acidic, organically rich, well-drained soil with medium moisture, in partial to full shade. Foliage may bleach out in too much sun. A drought tolerant, ground cover once established. Plants spread by rhizomes to form colonies. 

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Pachysandra terminalis Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Pachysandra terminalis

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