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Spindle 'Red Cascade'

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade'

Also known as

Spindle, Common spindle

Argentré-du-Plessis - Euonymus europaeus - 20111104 (2) by Olybrius (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

3m

2.5m

Min

1.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Spindle 'Red Cascade' Overview

Spindle 'Red Cascade' is a cultivar of Euonymus europaeus. It is a large deciduous shrub that can reach a height of 4m and a width of 3m. The foliage of Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' is oval-shaped and develops into bright red autumn colours. Summer flowers are small and yellow-green, leading on to showy pink fruits which split to reveal bright orange seeds. This popular cultivar is well-suited to a winter garden, providing bright cheerful colour throughout autumn and the berries are great for use in homemade Christmas wreaths! Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' can also be used for hedging and is low maintenance.

Common problems with Spindle 'Red Cascade'

How to propagate Spindle 'Red Cascade'

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Spindle 'Red Cascade'

Attractive fruits

Attractive leaves

Attracts birds

Autumn colour

Other uses of Spindle 'Red Cascade'

Producing ornamental fruits. Spring/Autumn interest.