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Commonly known as Spindle
EvergreenLance-shaped, deeply-toothed, glossy, deep-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, bright red when young.
Tall ShrubSpreading shrub or small tree. Yellow fruit 1cm (½in) across.
Hardy - cold winterHardy 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 sunshelter from cold winds.
Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesCaterpillars, vine weevil, scale insects, powdery mildew, leaf spot.Place of originHimalayas
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
Toxic - Category CHarmful if eaten(People & Pets)
Tree ShapeRounded to broadly spreading