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Euonymus planipes (Flat-stalked spindle tree)

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
3m
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 planipes

Other names: Flat-stalked spindle tree, Euonymus sachalinensis hort.

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. planipes - E. planipes is a large deciduous shrub with dark-green ovate leaves that turn red in autumn. In spring, it bears clusters of small insignificant greenish flowers, followed by eye-catching red and orange fruits in autumn.


Euonymus planipes is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-green in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red in Autumn

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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 planipes (Flat-stalked spindle tree) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m 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)


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Botanical name: Euonymus planipes

Other names: Flat-stalked spindle tree, Euonymus sachalinensis hort.

Genus: Euonymus Euonymus

Species: E. planipes - E. planipes is a large deciduous shrub with dark-green ovate leaves that turn red in autumn. In spring, it bears clusters of small insignificant greenish flowers, followed by eye-catching red and orange fruits in autumn.


Euonymus planipes is: Deciduous

Flower: Pale-green in Summer

Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red in Autumn

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Euonymus planipes (Flat-stalked spindle tree) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m 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)


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