A small woodland and hedgerow tree, Spindle is most striking in the autumn

Euonymus europaeus
Skewerwood, Pegwood, Prick timber
  • deciduous native tree
  • dark green, slightly waxy leaves
  • foliage turns blazing scarlet in autumn
  • small white clustered blooms in Spring
  • winter fruit of rose-red capsules

H 4m
S 4m

part shade

well drained

Notes: Ideal for hedges 1-4m. Purchased 4 bare root plants from best4heding in November 2022 to obscure compost heaps along the lower edge of the woodland garden