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common name: Winged Spindle
synonyms: Celastrus alatus, Euonymus striatus
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
The squarish stems have corky wings. Foliage takes on strong crimson colours in autumn. Insignificant light greenish yellow flowers followed by small red berries with orange covered seeds.
Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Thrives on chalky soils.
From seed or by semi-ripe cuttings.