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Eastern Wahoo (Euonymus atropurpureus)

55 in stock

Description

Type: Deciduous shrub or small tree

Family: Celastraceae

Height:12-20 feet

Spread: 15-25 feet

Native Range: Easten North America, statewide Missouri

Site Requirements:

Soil: adapts to wide range of soil types

Water: Medium

Sunlight needs: Full sun to part shade

Landscape use: Rain garden, interesting specimen plant for yards

Brief Description: Usually appears as upright spreading shrub with an irregular crown.Small, purple non-showy flowers,

Wildlife Benefits: Fruit is attractive to wildlife/

Possible Problems: As with most euonymus, wahoo is susceptible to scale.

Stand out Features: Brilliant red interesting fruit and good fall color.

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