Plant Care Green Spire Euonymus

Green Spire Euonymus

About Green Spire Euonymus

Green Spire Euonymus is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Green Spire Euonymus likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Euonymus japonicus 'Green Spire'
Euonymus
Celastraceae
Celastrales

How to care for Green Spire Euonymus

💦 Water

How often to water your Green Spire Euonymus

Water needs for Green Spire Euonymus
0.5 cups
every 9

Green Spire Euonymus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Green Spire Euonymus

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Green Spire Euonymus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Green Spire Euonymus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Green Spire Euonymus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Green Spire Euonymus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Green Spire Euonymus in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Green Spire Euonymus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Green Spire Euonymus: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Green Spire Euonymus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Green Spire Euonymus prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Green Spire Euonymus Water Frequency →

Green Spire Euonymus Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Green Spire Euonymus requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Green Spire Euonymus Light Requirements →

Green Spire Euonymus Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Green Spire Euonymus does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Green Spire Euonymus →

When and How to Successfully Repot Green Spire Euonymus →


💩 Fertilizer

Green Spire Euonymus grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Green Spire Euonymus

Green Spire Euonymus

Green Spire Euonymus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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