Details / Key Facts
Euonymuus europaeus – Spindle Tree Hedging (common spindle), is a species of flowering plant in the family Celastraceae, native to much of Europe, where it inhabits the edges of forest, hedges and gentle slopes, tending to thrive on nutrient-rich, chalky and salt-poor soils. It is a deciduous shrub or small tree.
Common name: Spindle Tree
Botanical name: Euonymuus europaeus
Flowering time: Spring
Soil: Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
Height and spread: 2.5-4 metres and 1.5-2.5 metres
Aspect: South-facing or West-facing or East-facing. Full Sun or Partial Shade
Native Mixed hedging is traditionally made up of 50% hawthorn & blackthorn, with remaining 50% split between the other varieties.
Minimum order 50 plants of each variety.
Recommend 5 plants per metre in a double staggered row.