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.
There are no edible uses listed for Euonymus latifolius.
The root contains about 4% Gutta Percha, this is a non-elastic rubber that is used for making plastics, as an insulation for electric cables etc
There are no medicinal uses listed for Euonymus latifolius.
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a cold frame
. Stored seed requires 3 months cold stratification, so should be sown as early in the year as possible in a cold frame
. The seed can take 18 months to germinate
. 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 - 7cm long taken at a node or with a heel, July/August in a frame. Very easy.
Layering in July/August. Takes 14 months
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Thrives in almost any soil, including chalk, it is particularly suited to dry shaded areas
. Prefers a well-drained loamy soil
. Best grown in an open arid habitat for the best production of Gutta Percha (see 'Uses notes' below)
A very ornamental plant
, it is hardy to about -20°c
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Euonymus latifolius.
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