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botanical name:
Euonymus alatus
Euonymus alatus © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Winged Spindle
synonyms:  Celastrus alatus, Euonymus striatus
family:  Celastraceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.40m
width: 1.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
description:
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.

cultivation:
Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Thrives on chalky soils.

propagation:
From seed or by semi-ripe cuttings.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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