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Compact Burning Bush(1 of 15)

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'--Compact Burning Bush

Gardener's Note: Burning bush can be invasive in the South, Midwest and Northeast. For more information, peruse the following links:

- Deciduous shrub grown for its foliage that turns crimson red in the fall
- Plant in average garden soil that is well-drained
- Plant in full sun
- Invasive
- Height: 6-8 feet
- Width: 6-8 feet
- Hardy in USDA zones 4-9

Zones 4-6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.

Zones 8-9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.

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