20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Compact Winged Spindle Tree Overview
This spreading deciduous small shrub has a compact habit. It's branches develop prominent corky ridges. It has mid green leaves, ovate-elliptic in shape that turn a rosy-red in autumn. Small green flowers appear in spring which develop into red-purple fruits containing orange seeds.
Common problems with Compact Winged Spindle Tree
Generally pest free but can suffer from powdery mildew
How to harvest Compact Winged Spindle Tree
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Compact Winged Spindle Tree
Take Semi hardwood cuttings
Seed in autumn.
Special features of Compact Winged Spindle Tree
Attractive Bark - corky ridges on branches
Other uses of Compact Winged Spindle Tree
This low maintenance shrub is used as hedging screens in city locations but also makes a valuable addition of flower borders providing height & structure.