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Euonymus alatus (Winged spindle tree)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Euonymus alatus

Other names: Winged spindle tree

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. alatus - E. alatus is a shrub with dark-green foliage which turns bright red in autumn, and insignificant flowers which are followed by purple and red fruits with orange seeds in the centre.


Euonymus alatus is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-green in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Rose-Red, Crimson in Autumn

Habit: Dense, Spreading

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Euonymus alatus (Winged spindle tree) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Containers

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Euonymus alatus

Other names: Winged spindle tree

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. alatus - E. alatus is a shrub with dark-green foliage which turns bright red in autumn, and insignificant flowers which are followed by purple and red fruits with orange seeds in the centre.


Euonymus alatus is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-green in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Rose-Red, Crimson in Autumn

Habit: Dense, Spreading

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Euonymus alatus (Winged spindle tree) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Foliage only, Ground Cover, Containers

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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