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Dwarf Burning Bush

Flame-Red Foliage in Fall

Eye-catching color in every season! Leafs out rich emerald green; turns traffic-stopping red in fall. Leaves cling into winter, look good weeks after other shrubs are bare. Corky bark with winged twigs provides visual interest all winter. Grows 4-6 ft. tall, rarely needs trimming. Best color in full sun. 12-18" Bareroot.
  • Zone 4 - 8.
  • Height 4 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Euonymus alatus 'compactus'.
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 5 - 6 feet.
  • Depth: Plant so that the stain on the roots are below soil level. Water thoroughly after planting.
  • Spread: 5 - 6 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Color: Yellow
  • Foliage: Jade-green foliage in the spring, turning brilliant red in the fall.
  • Blooms: June
  • Fruit: Yes, small red and orange seed pods.
  • Form: Perennial, Rounded
  • Flower Form: Small, yellowish-green flowers appear in May but are not showy.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained average soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth rate.
  • Pruning: Rarely needs pruning.
  • Comments: If soil is heavy, add peat moss, dehydrated cow manure, or compost. Hold plant in hole with previous planting stain at ground level. Spread roots; add soil to fill 1/2 way; compact soil; complete filling; compact soil; water well. Unique characteristics: Corky bark in Winter, fruit in Winter. Best color in full sun. Plant with: Creeping phlox (good foreground), Irish Moss (good foreground), Orange Glory flower (complementary), Mums (complementary). RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, MA, NH, PR.

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