Euonymus alatus Compactus

Euonymus alatus Compactus (Winged Spindle, Firebush)

One of the finest shrubs for autumn colour, this delightful plant has been given the prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM) by the Royal Horticultural Society. Native to Japan, China and Korea this plant is fully hardy for UK gardens and a relative of our native Spindle.
It is a bushy and dense growing deciduous shrub with narrow pointed deep green leaves that turn to brilliantly vivid and rich hues of crimson and pink in autumn, it looks stunning when caught in the autumn light. Additional seasonal interest is provided by attractive red-purple fruit which split open to reveal orange seed which are well loved by birds and other wildlife.
Once the long-lasting display has finished and the leaves have fallen the intriguing stems are revealed. The bark has unusual and attractive ‘wings’, cork type ridges that rise above the stem surface and give Euonymus alatus its common name of Winged Euonymus. Small greenish flowers appear in May and June.

Euonymus Alatus Compactus Potted Shrubs

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  • Minimum order quantity: 1

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An easily grown plant that lends itself perfectly to planting in borders, in drifts where space allows and within woodland plantings. Can also be successfully grown in large containers on the patio. Slowly growing to around 2 metres or more in height and width.
Easy to care for, Euonymus alatus Compactus will need little pruning but if necessary, cut out any damaged, dead or crossing branches in late-winter to early spring. Tolerant of any well drained site in full sun or partial shade and grows well in chalky soil.

Delivery is free for most orders above our free delivery thresholds, these are displayed above our prices in the product listings and summarized below. If you don’t need that many plants it’s not a problem, you can choose to pay our delivery charge and only order what you need.

Delivery is convenient – no signature is required so you don’t need to wait in, we will leave your parcel in the safe place that you nominate.

Delivery is fast – because we pick orders daily from our own growing beds your plants only travel the small hop to our packing shed before being sent to you, they are usually delivered within 3-7 days.

Delivery is reliable
– we have been selling and delivering Hedging Plants to our customers nationwide since 1992. We have a lot of experience in packing them safely and only use tried and tested delivery partners.

Smaller Plants (Parcel Delivery)

LocationOrder ValuePrice
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsUp to £90£15.00
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsOver £90Free
Scottish Highlands and Isle of WightAll orders£24.00

Heavy Plants (Pallet Delivery)

LocationOrder ValuePrice
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsUp to £420£72.00
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsOver £420Free
Scottish Highlands and Isle of WightAll orders£72.00

Tall Plants 2.5m+ (Specialist Delivery)

LocationOrder ValuePrice
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsUnder £1800Please call us
UK Mainland excluding HighlandsOver £1800Free
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Exceptions to our delivery charges are Scottish Highland and Isle of Wight delivery areas where we need to charge a little extra to cover the cost of deliveries to these outlying areas. We don’t currently delivery to other offshore addresses including Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland.

Tall plants over 2.5 metres have to be delivered by our own specialised transport, our delivery area is limited to mainland England and Wales only.

Please note there is a minimum order value of £50 for orders containing smaller plants and £250 for orders containing heavier plants

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