European Euonymus Tree

European Euonymus Tree

European Euonymus Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Euonymus europaeus
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to fast
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; range of soil types except damp
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright and narrow when young; rounded with age
Height:   12 to 30'
Weight:   10 to 25
Leaf:   1 to 3.5" opposite, simple leaves; yellow green, yellow to reddish purple fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Nonshowy .5" yellowish green flowers in mid spring; attractive .5 to .75" pink to red fruit in fall with orange seeds
Comments:    Tough durable plant; susceptible to scale
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Red Cascade