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Spindleberries
Spindleberries

Spindle (Euonymus europaeus)

Spindle, or Spindleberry, is a very pretty shrub/small tree, tolerant of most well drained conditions including heavy soils, although found naturally on chalky ground. It bears tiny flowers in spring followed by dayglow pink capsules enclosing orange berries. Beware - these are known to herbalists as a strong purgative.

In the unlikely event you don't spot the seeds, you will see its beautiful Autumn foliage in ancient woods and in hedgerows south of Yorkshire. It was also valued in the past for its hard straight wood, which was used to make... spindles. See below for more details of the plants we sell, which are British grown from UK origin seed.

Regular price
£4.35
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£4.35
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Relisting in summer for delivery from November 2022
Prices include VAT and delivery to mainland UK.

Spindle (Euonymus europaeus)

Like all the native trees we sell, our Spindle plants are grown in the UK from UK origin seed.

Suppliers: Perrie Hale Forest Nursery, RV Roger, British Hardwood Trees.

Please note that standard sizes relate to tree girths in cm. See our size guide for details and tips on planting. The trees are bare root, and are consequently available for delivery from November until March. During the lifting season there may be up to two weeks delay between placing the order and dispatching, due to weather conditions or pressure of orders, which are dealt with in date sequence. Orders placed between March and September are confirmed in October ready for dispatch from November.

Size

  • Ultimate Height

    4m

  • Ultimate Spread

    4m

  • Time to Ultimate Height

    10 years

Soil

  • Type

    Clay, loam, sand, chalk

  • pH

    Neutral, acid, alkaline

Situation

  • Position

    Sheltered or exposed

  • Sunlight

    Full shade, partial shade, full sun

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