Euonymus hamiltonianus

Hamilton's Spindletree

In Stock: 0.222 lb (Total:0.222lb)
  • Euonymus hamiltonianus

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Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Seeds per lb:
0.22 lb
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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed

Other: The seed can be rather slow, sometimes taking 18 months to germinate. 

Discover the vibrant beauty of Euonymus hamiltonianus, commonly known as Hamilton's Spindletree. This popular species, native to Asia, is a plant predominantly grown as two forms - a 6 ft shrub or a soaring 60 ft tree. Known for its oval leaves with pointed tips, the texture ranges from leathery to papery, with slightly wavy edges lending it a unique attractiveness. This stunning flora attracts nature lovers with its inflorescence, a charming cymose cluster of white flowers, while its fruit capsules split to reveal striking brown seeds alongside orange arils. The quintessential ornamental plant, Hamilton's Spindletree, is unmatched in its fall foliage, showcasing bright hues of red, pink, and yellow, making it a visual treat. Adding to the allure are the pink fruits, with their dark pink seeds that spell fall's arrival. Grown in full sun to partial shade with moist but well-drained soil, this plant flourishes in a sheltered spot. Not to be underestimated as a large shrub or small tree, this plant is a trusted partner for over a century, providing hard dense wood for making wooden staffs and small implements. A special mention to the songbirds who savor the bright orange and red seeds while they may be toxic to cats and dogs. Experience the mesmerizing contrast of foliage turning to bright magenta pink and get ready to immerse in nature's carnival. Go ahead, adorn your gardens and landscapes with Euonymus hamiltonianus, and bask in its enduring beauty.

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