Euonymus clivicola Spindle

Description: Euonymus clivicola is a graceful shrub, growing around 3m when trained up a wall. Slender long leaves. Red-purple flowers are followed by winged fruits which are like winged propellers.

History: Butan, China, Myanmar, Nepal. 1994 from Maurice Foster. Cornus cornutus/rongchuensis misapplied.

Euonymus Growing Tips: These deciduous and evergreen trees will thrive in almost any soil incuding chalk as long as it's well-drained. Plant in full sun or partial shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 2.5m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Attractive bark
  • Suitable for wall training
  • Replacement prune
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Autumn colour
  • Prefers full sun
  • Chalk tolerant

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