Euonymus europeus--Spindle Tree

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Euonymus europeus--Spindle Tree

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Spindle tree is one of the larger types of euonymus. It grows 12 to 30 feet tall and spreads 10 to 25 feet. It has no particular soil preference and grows best in sun or partial shade. The growth rate is moderate and it transplants easily. The red and orange fall fruits are the main ornamental feature.

Cultivars include: 'albus'--white fruit: 'aldenhamensis'--showy fruit; 'intermedius'--bright red fruit; 'plumilius'--dwarf.

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