Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues' is a low growing dense shrub and its compact habit makes it ideal for borders, hedging and parterres. Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues' is particularly hardy and the evergreen foliage retains its deep green colour throughout winter. This Euonymus variety is a great alternative to Buxus Sempervirens as it does not run the risk of contracting box blight.
Although we advise planting Jean Hugues in a sunny site, for optimum colour, it can withstand partial to full shade. Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues' has fragrant, four-petalled flowers from June to July. Euonymus japonicus is a compact, dense hedging shrub and is ideal for beds and borders.
Euonymus 'Jean Hugues' can grow up to 2m but is easily kept at 1m or less for low borders.
Mix your Euonymus 'Jean Hugues' plants with other shrubs for hedging.
Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues' hedging has a slow growth rate of 10-20cm per year and it is ideal for heights of up to 1.0m or for use as ground cover.
Euonymus 'John Hughes' is easy to maintain. Simply trim the tips of your Euonymus japonicus in May and tidy up again in September if necessary. Please view the Best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.
For information on suggested planting density for your Euonymus japonicus plants, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.
'Jean Hugues' hedge plants are available for purchase year round as Pot grown plants.
On the whole, our Japanese Euonymus plants are UK grown by our on-site experts who have years of nursery growing knowledge and experience. On the odd occasion that we source Euonymus from outside of the UK, we make every attempt to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best for hedging we constantly strive to provide the freshest condition Euonymus 'Jean Hugues' plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst safe-guarding our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Euonymus japonicus 'Jean Hugues' hedging online with complete confidence.