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Euonymus alatus compactus - 9cm Potted Shrub

  • Catalogue Code 5140-5188
  • Pack Contents: 1x 9cm Potted Shrub
  • Award-winning garden tree
  • Striking red leaves every autumn
  • Attractive rare ornamental fruit in autumn and winter
  • Unique corky bark
  • UK-hardy shrub
  • Compact growth, ideal for small gardens and container-growing
  • 9cm potted plant, delivered to your door

Enjoy the visual attributes of compact winged spindle tree or ‘firebush’ - Euonymus alatus compactus – for your outdoor plot and marvel at four seasons of interest every year. In spring leaves and flowers appear in fresh greens and yellows. In summer the flowers keep coming and in autumn the flowers turn into rare red and orange berries which last through the winter on bare stems.

In autumn the leaves transform the tree into a living fire of red. Even when the leaves eventually fall to the ground in late autumn the stems show off curious corky ‘wings’ giving the shrub an interesting three-dimensional look.

This great plant gets to a manageable height for an average garden and with its compact growth habit- good news for small gardens. You can even grow Euonymus alatus compactus in large containers if you solely have a patio.

Up To: 1.5m / 5ft


  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees
  • Good in containers and pots
  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Will flower well in partial sun

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