Compact Burning Bush, Winged Euonymus
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Slower growth and more compact than species; produces one major growth flush in spring and shuts down.Mature Height - 10'Mature Width - 10'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. Branches are more slender and more densely born than species.Other Features - Landscape value unlimited; makes an excellent hedge or screen without pruning, good 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 situations. Not as hardy as speciesNative 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.