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Spindle hedge plants

Euonymus europaeus hedging

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Spindle hedging plants provide a wonderful array of autumn colour. The four-lobed capsules burst into life with a vibrant shade of pink, opening to reveal orange fruits in autumn. Euonymus europaeus hedging plants have dark green foliage that transforms into rich shades of red and yellow in autumn, adding another layer of colour to your garden. Euonymus europaeus earned its common name from the wool spindles that were made from its strong wood.

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  • Best Features: Autumn colour foliage, pink capsules, orange fruit, wildlife value
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-4m
  • Growth Rate: Average to Fast | 30-60cm a year
  • Position: Normal soil, sun or partial shade, exposed or sheltered, inland or coastal
  • Also Consider: Orange Firethorn (Pyracantha 'Orange Glow') for an evergreen hedge with colourful fruits or Purple Barberry (Berberis thun. atropurpurea) for red autumn colour and orange berries.

* Please note, 1 bare root = 1 Spindle plant, not a bundle of plants. We use a mixture of bare root photos taken in leaf from our growing sites in summer, as well as during the bare root planting season when Spindle may be defoliated.

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Spindle (Euonymus europaeus) hedging plants description

Spindle is a relatively fast-growing hedging plant that boasts wonderful autumn colour to really brighten up a winter scene. The fruits which appear in autumn can hang onto the branches well into winter, providing a splash of orange when most other plants are settling down for the cold weather. For optimum fruit production plant in a sunny site, however, Spindle hedges can withstand partial shade. Although Euonymus europaeus is best suited to a well-drained, moist soil it does cope well in wet soils.

Best uses for Spindle hedging

Spindle hedges produce inconspicuous flowers in May-June that are rich in nectar, attracting pollinating insects and making it a great hedge to include in a wildlife garden. It is important to mention that the leaves and fruit are harmful if eaten, so it is best not to plant in reach of children or pets.

Combine Spindle plants with

Combine Spindle with other Native hedging plants.

Growth rate of Euonymus europaeus

A quick-growing hedge, Spindle will easily achieve at least 40cm growth per year and is ideal for hedging of 1-4m.

Care advice for Spindle hedges

When planted properly most hedges need little attention - view our hedge planting advice here. We suggest lightly pruning your Spindle hedge once a year in late winter or early spring. Feeding your Spindle hedge after planting is also advisable - view our hedge care advice section for more information.

Recommended planting density for Euonymus europaeus hedge plants

For information on suggested planting density for your Euonymus europaeus plants, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

We offer Spindle hedges as bare roots, which are available from November to late April/early May (depending on season) and provide great value for money.

The majority of our Euonymus europaeus hedging plants are UK grown by experts with generations of horticultural knowledge and experience. Now and then we source Spindle from specialised nurseries in Europe, where we know the quality cannot be beaten. At best4hedging we always strive to bring you the freshest, highest quality hedging plants whilst maintaining competitive prices, so you can buy Spindle hedging plants online with confidence from our Lancashire nursery.

Showing 20 of our total 79 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 79 reviews for Spindle hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
May 15, 2022 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Everything great in good condition

April 16, 2022 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Appear to be good quality, time will tell

April 9, 2022 | Anonymous
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As Above

April 5, 2022 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Easy to order online as many as required. Delivery was on time, well packaged and carefully delivered. Plants in good order.

April 5, 2022 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Bare root spindle trees whips well rooted. A good service will purchase again from company

April 5, 2022 | Antonia Savvides
Spindle hedge plants

good strong quality plants

March 31, 2022 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Established well and growing lots of young leaves.

March 31, 2022 | Elizabeth Jones
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As Above

March 29, 2022 | Adam Bloom
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March 29, 2022 | Diane Bentley
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Plants were labelled and in good condition. Website was helpful in selection.

March 28, 2022 | Rosemary Lewis
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January 6, 2022 | Carole Lloyd
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January 2, 2022 | Phil Day
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December 23, 2021 | Anonymous
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December 21, 2021 | Ray Levett
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Excellent

December 18, 2021 | Mike Merry
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As Above

December 15, 2021 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

A1 Service, Thoroughly recommended....Thank you

December 11, 2021 | Anonymous
Spindle hedge plants

Plant look good and healthy.

December 3, 2021 | Anonymous
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Good quality arrived promptly

October 22, 2021 | Gillian Sprott
Spindle hedge plants

Brilliant plant, healthy and growing well.

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