Euonymus europaeus ‘Brilliant’ Spindle

Description: Also known as the Common Spindle tree, ‘Brilliant’ is a large shrub or small tree with a narrow upright habit. The mid-green oval leaves turn a beautiful pink-red in autumn. Cream coloured flowers appear in April – May, followed by bright red pods opening to display orange seeds.

History: Originated from Asia.

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): 1.5m x 1.5m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Autumn colour
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Prefers full sun

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