Burningbush, Winged Spindle, Winged Euonymus Euonymus alatus - Euonymus alata
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Burningbush, Winged Spindle, Winged Euonymus
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New York state is now requiring us to label this seed: Invasive Species-Harmful to the Environment
In Stock: 2.34 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
cold stratify for 90 days.
Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
can be fall sown without stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Euonymus alatus , known variously as Winged Spindle , Winged Euonymus or Burning Bush , is a deciduous shrub native to eastern Asia , in central and northern China , Japan , and Korea . The shrub grows to 2.5 m tall (8.2 feet), often wider than tall. The stems are notable for their four corky ridges or "wings". The botanical name alatus (formerly alata) is the Latin word for winged, in reference to the winged branches. more...
* A versatile and tolerant plant; neat, dark green foliage, reliably turns a splendid red in fall; corky projections run the length of the limbs; a good hedge plant; Dirr notes that it makes a nice small tree if pruned for it and calls it "one of the finest landscape plants for American gardens"; native to northeast Asia.
* Plants contain the anticancer compound dulcitol. more...