|In temperate climates, these deciduous or evergreen shrubs, small trees, ground covers or evergreen climbing vines are valued for their foliage and form. Use larger types as landscape plants, and prune to shape and control growth. Fruits are colorful, with pink, red, orange or yellow hulls. Their orange seeds attract birds. Flowers are inconspicuous. All grow in most soils. Some evergreens tolerate city and coastal conditions and are hardy in cold and hot climates. Water moderately until established. Prune to shape at any time.
It is about half as high as the species and is just as wide as it is tall. An excellent hedge or screen, its leaves turn brilliant red in the fall. Greenish yellow flowers are inconspicuous and are followed by small red fruits. Twigs are corky and winged. Looks very interesting in winter. If grown in full sun, soil should not be very dry.
Attributes - Euonymus alata 'Compacta'
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 3 ft. to 10 ft.
Width: 10 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade
Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Low Maintenance, Poisonous. Susceptible to Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Scales.