Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' - autumn colour
  • Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' - autumn colour
  • Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' - summer leaves
  • Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' - autumn colour close up

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

£14.95

(Dwarf Winged Spindle or Burning Bush) Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' is a slow growing, densely branching small shrub with green summer leaves and vivid red autumn colours.

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A popular dwarf cultivar, Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' has cool green summer leaves and shimmering, bright red autumn colour. The corky wings on the stems are still evident, but less prominent than those on a standard Euonymus alatus.

A small shrub with exceptional autumn colour!


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: July - August.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' grows to be a small, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft).
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft).
  • Notes: Although Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' does produce ornamental fruit, Euonymus phellomanus or Euonymus planipes are a much better choice if you require a fruiting Euonymus rather than autumn colour.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Partial or Dappled Shade, Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline
Special Features
To grow in a pot, Autumn Colour, Screening/Hedge

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