Euonymus hamiltonianus var. maackii

Winterberry Euonymus, Winterberry Spindle Tree

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Rounded, small shrub or tree with pendulous branches, Medium growth rate
Mature 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 fruit
Leaf - 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 color
Bark - corky ridges along stems
Other Features -
Possible Use - Use border, grouping, or foundation planting
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easily transplanted and tolerant of many conditions, full sun to partial shade, pH adaptable, Zone 4-7
Native Habitat - Northern China and Manchuria. Introduced 1883.
Diseases and Insects - susceptible to scale, but few other serious pest problems
Strength -
Weakness -

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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.