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Euonymus crenulatus is a Deciduous Shrub
It has medicinal and miscellaneous uses.
Although no records of toxicity have been seen for this species, a number of plants in this genus are suspected of being poisonous and so some caution is advised.
E. Asia - W. Himalayas.
We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it is unlikely to be hardy in any but the mildest areas of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Thrives in almost any soil, including chalk, it is particularly suited to dry shaded areas[
]. Prefers a well-drained loamy soil[
The bark is purgative[
The aril is used as a cosmetic[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame. Stored seed requires 8 - 12 weeks warm followed by 8 - 16 weeks cold stratification and can then be sown in a cold frame[
]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, 5 - 8cm long taken at a node or with a heel, mid summer in a frame. Very easy[