Dwarf Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

SKU
3360
Sensational accent or hedge desired for the intense scarlet red fall coloring. Interesting compact, mounded form displays attractive rich green leaves spring through summer. Deciduous. Full sun. Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall and wide. Cutting grown.
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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-ON-ih-mus a-LAY-tus kom-PAK-ta
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasBurning Bush is usually planted as a single specimen or in a grove. It can make a good, natural hedge with changes in every season. Use to brighten dark corners in architecture or in groves of coniferous evergreens to add brilliance and a spot of seasonal color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Tolerates Poor Soils, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureExceptional Fall Color

Easy to grow; adapts to most average, well-drained soils. Avoid poorly drained, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. For best fall color, site in full sun, avoid drought stress, and do not heavily prune.

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