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Unforgettable Fire® Burning Bush Euonymus alatus

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Fall
Mature Size
7' 7'
Height
5' - 7'
Spread
5' - 7'
  • Details

    Features

    Unforgettable Fire burning bush differs from conventional types, thanks to its dense, fine branching and smaller leaves. This is a very good choice for residential landscapes. It has outstanding fall color. Developed by Michael Hayman of Louisville KY.

     

    Fall Interest

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    60 - 84 Inches
    Spacing: 
    60 - 96 Inches
    Spread: 
    60 - 84 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Colors: 
    Red
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Grown for Foliage
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Landscapes

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Like other burning bush, Unforgettable Fire is low maintenance, has nice bark, and isn't prone to pest problems. To maximize the red fall color, the plants should be placed in full sun. Plants in too much shade will color up later in the fall and may lose their leaves before they turn bright red. Tolerant of most soils except extremely wet ones. pH adaptable. Fertilize in early spring. Tolerates pruning- if pruning to trim or shape, do so in late spring, after the new growth has emerged but before it hardens off. If doing major pruning, late winter is preferable.

    PLEASE NOTE: Unforgettable Fire® - Burning Bush - Euonymus alatus is restricted and cannot be shipped to the state(s) of ME, MA, NH, or VT.

    Unforgettable Fire® Euonymus alatus ''Hayman'' USPP 21,634, Can 4,389
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