Winterberry Euonymus, Winterberry Spindle Tree
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Rounded, small shrub or tree with pendulous branches, Medium growth rateMature Height - 18-24’Mature Width - Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - 1-2” long cymes of small, yellowish-green, 4-petaled flowers in May, anthers are purple, not showy.Fruit - Smooth, 4-lobed capsule, usually pink (can be yellowish), beautiful in fruitLeaf - Opposite to sub opposite, simple, elliptic-ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, 2-4” long, 0.75-1.75” wide, long acuminate, broad-cuneate at base, serrulate, glabrous, light to medium green; petiole-0.33-1” long.Fall Color - Red fall colorBark - corky ridges along stemsOther Features - Possible Use - Use border, grouping, or foundation plantingSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted and tolerant of many conditions, full sun to partial shade, pH adaptable, Zone 4-7Native Habitat - Northern China and Manchuria. Introduced 1883.Diseases and Insects - susceptible to scale, but few other serious pest problemsStrength - 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 hamiltonianus.