Burningbush, Winged Euonymus
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Slow; produces one major growth flush in spring and shuts downMature Height - 15-20'Mature Width - 15-20'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Ornamentally unimportant, perfect, yellow-green, 3-flowered cyme, May-early JuneFruit - 0.25-0.33" long capsule, red, September through late fall, not showy for fruitLeaf - Fall Color - Usually a brilliant redBark - Green to brown with 2-4 prominent, corky wings 0.25-0.5" broad, generally the more vigorous shoots have the biggest wings, glabrous.Other Features - Landscape value unlimited; excellent for hedging, in groups, as a specimen plant, borders, screening, massing. Has invasive tendencies in some environments.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted; very adaptable tolerating widely divergent soils; sun and also performs well in heavy shade; not tolerant of water logged soils; pH adaptable; withstands heavy pruning; should be watered in hot, dry situationsNative Habitat - Northeastern Asia to Central China. Introduced about 1860.Diseases and Insects - None serious; does not contract scale.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Euonymus.- Other plants of the family Celastraceae.- Other plants of the genus Euonymus.- Other plants of the species Euonymus alatus.