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Euonymus europaeus ‘Red Cascade’

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A vigorous, eye-catching shrub, Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' has spectacular displays of bright pinkish-red fruit which split open to reveal glowing orange seeds. These are complimented by dark green summer leaves which turn a deep purple-red in autumn before fall.

A native, hardy and eventually medium sized or large garden shrub with an amazing display of fruit in autumn once established.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Euonymus europaeus  ‘Red Cascade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Euonymus europaeus  ‘Red Cascade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Euonymus europaeus  ‘Red Cascade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: May - June.
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' grows to be a medium sized or eventually large branching shrub.
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft) to 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft).
Notes: Euonymus europaeus 'Red Cascade' will fruit by itself but generally will produce much better displays of fruit when planted near and pollinated by another Euonymus europaeus.

The fruit and buds of this plant can be toxic and should not be eaten.

Plant Finder: about Euonymus europaeus ‘Red Cascade’

Common names

Spindle 'Red Cascade'


Euonymus europaeus ‘Red Cascade’ (Spindle 'Red Cascade'). This Spindle has dark green, oval leaves which turn deep crimson in autumn, and attractive rose-pink fruits, which split open to reveal the orange seeds (arils).


All parts of the plant are toxic.

Interest and use

Grown for autumn colour and ornamental fruits.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Euonymus europaeus  ‘Red Cascade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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