Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Nordine Strain Winged Euonymus

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Plant Information

  • Scientific Name: Euonymus alata 'Nordine Strain' Play audio of plant name
  • Parent: Euonymus alata
  • Related Cultivars:

    Euonymus alata 'Compactum'

  • Zone: 4
  • Plant Size: 8-10'
  • Habit: Rounded
  • Culture:

    Adaptable, but is extremely intolerant of poorly drained areas. Full sun to shade.

  • Notes:

    This cultivar should not be used because its fruit have a high potential of becoming invasive in natural areas.

    In Wisconsin this plant is regulated as a Restricted Invasive weed that cannot be transported, transferred, or introduced without a permit.  To view the complete regulation see: Wisconsin Invasive species rule – NR 40

  • Pruning:Pruning animation

    Heading back is done to shape and reduce the size of the plant. Cut prominent shoots back inside the body of the plant to where they meet another branch.

    Heading back may be done from late fall to mid-July.

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Bill Hoch, Associate Professor
Montana State University

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