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Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus (Five-horned spindleberry )

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2m
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 cornutus var. quinquecornutus

Other names: Spindle tree , Five-horned spindleberry

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. cornutus var. quinquecornutus - E. cornutus var. quinquecornutus is a small, loose forming shrub with elegant, narrow, green leaves. In late summer it has bright pink seed capsules that are five-horned, jester cap-like, and hang from the stems.


Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Caterpillars , Scale insects Caterpillars , Scale insects

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

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


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Where to grow

Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus (Five-horned spindleberry ) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Instant

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Will tolerate dry conditions.

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), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus

Other names: Spindle tree , Five-horned spindleberry

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. cornutus var. quinquecornutus - E. cornutus var. quinquecornutus is a small, loose forming shrub with elegant, narrow, green leaves. In late summer it has bright pink seed capsules that are five-horned, jester cap-like, and hang from the stems.


Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Caterpillars , Scale insects

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

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


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Euonymus cornutus var. quinquecornutus (Five-horned spindleberry ) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Instant

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Will tolerate dry conditions.

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), Tender in frost (H3)


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