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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
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.

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