Winterberry euonymus (Euonymus bungeanus)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Winterberry euonymus
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Winterberry euonymus (Euonymus bungeanus)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
18 to 24 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 18 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
upright to rounded form with pendulous branches; 18-24’ tall; 15-18’ wide; pink, poisonous fruit splits open revealing orange to bright red seeds in summer to fall; yellowish fall color; deeply ridged, furrowed bark with age; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; intolerant to wet soil; susceptible to euonymus scale; do not shear; native to Asia; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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