Euonymus planipes 'Sancho'
(Spindle) An unusual and fairly slow growing large shrub (or eventually a very small tree) with masses of colourful red fruit, which split to reveal bright orange seed in late summer/early autumn.
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An unusual and fairly slow growing large shrub (or eventually a very small tree) with masses of colourful red fruit, which split to reveal bright orange seed in late summer/early autumn. Later in autumn the leaves can turn shades of bronze and purple before falling.
Euonymus planipes 'Sancho' is an excellent plant for late summer and autumn interest. Notably slow growing initially and so absolutely not for instant gratification.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April - May.
- Flower Colour: Greenish-yellow
- Rate of Growth: Slow until established, then moderate.
- Habit: Euonymus planipes 'Sancho' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large, elegantly branching shrub.
- Height: Eventually 2.5 m (8 ft) - 3 m (10 ft).
- Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
- Notes: The fruit are toxic and should not be eaten.
- How Much Sun
- Light Shade, Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Medium (1.5m - 3m), Shrub - Large (3m+)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy
- Special Features
- Autumn Colour, Fruit - Ornamental, Rare and Unusual, Suitable for Containers