Euonymus alatus

winged spindle / fire bush

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Buy Euonymus alatus winged spindle / fire bush: Provides wonderful autumn colour

This shrub is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: slow-growing
  • Flowering period: May and June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A dense, bushy, deciduous shrub with dark green leaves turning brilliant shades of strawberry-red in autumn. This winged spindle is named after the large, corky wings that are revealed after it has shed its leaves. Best planted in an area where the sun catches the spectacular autumn foliage, it makes an excellent specimen plant for a well-drained shrub border or woodland edge.

  • Garden care: While the plant is dormant in late- winter or early-spring remove any misplaced or crossing branches and older stems to achieve an open, permanent framework. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.

  • Harmful if eaten
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A very healthy plant was delivered with a nice shape. Is an usual addition to the garden and will make an excellent focal point in my garden once it gets a bit bigger. The corky wings on the branches add winter interest and the red leaves in autumn are beautiful it does seem to be a slow to medium growing shrub to me but worth the wait

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