Euonymus atropurpureus

Eastern Wahoo

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Medium to fast large shrub or small tree with wide, flat-topped, irregular crown
Mature Height - 12-24'
Mature Width - 10-25'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Dark purple, 4-petaled, 0.33" diameter, May-June
Fruit - Smooth, 0.6" diameter capsule, deeply 4-lobed, crimson
Leaf -
Fall Color - Reddish purple in early November
Bark -
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Zone 4-9
Native Habitat - New York to Florida, west to Minnesota. Introduced 1756.
Diseases and Insects - scale controlled by spray application
Strength -
Weakness -

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