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 lucidus.
The fruit is used as a cosmetic
Wood - white, soft, close grained. Used for carving
. The wood is also used for fuel
The bark is purgative
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
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Thriving in almost any soil, including chalk, it is particularly suited to dry shaded areas
. Succeeds in light shade but does not fruit so well in such a situation
. Grows best in sheltered woodlands
. Prefers a well-drained loamy soil
Only succeeds outdoors in mild areas of Britain
, it can tolerate temperatures down to about -10°c
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Euonymus lucidus. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Euonymus lucidus.
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