Commonly known as Winged spindle

Spindle berry with good autumn colour and fruits
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  • Deciduous
    toothed dark-green leaves to 7cm (3in) long. Brilliant dark-red in autumn.
  • Height
    2m (6½ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Dense bushy shrub. Shoots are 4-angled with broad, corky wings. Reddish purple fruit.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Or light shade -- deciduous species more tolerant of dry soil.
  • Harmful if eaten These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features
    Berries These plants have berries.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases
    caterpillars, vine weevil, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    China, Japan.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Obovate
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Euonymus - Growing Guide
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)

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