Burning Bush Shrub | Fire Engine Fall Red Color | PlantingTree

Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus
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Due to the winter season we hold plant shipments to Zones 3-5 till April 15th. Zones 6-10 will ship now. If you are in Zones 3-5 and would like to have your order shipped now please call 855-541-7526

Description

The Burning Bush is immensely popular for having the brightest and boldest RED color of any shrub. I know what you're thinking...it has to be so much work to maintain a plant that is this gorgeous. Actually, no, not at all! This stunning shrub is extremely easy to grow and incredibly low maintenance!

The Burning Bush's lush foliage is a rich shade of green in spring through summer. In late summer the real show begins as this hardy shrub takes on its characteristic fiery red leaves. This eye-catching color lasts until the leaves drop in late fall or early winter. The habit of the young Burning Bush is upright and vase-shaped. As the Burning Bush matures the natural habit is rounded with horizontal, layered branching.

This hardy shrub will grow in full shade to full sun. Just take note that the fall foliage will be slightly muted and growth will be slower in shade. Once your burning bush is established, it will be drought tolerant. Fertilize at least once per year in spring with a high quality, slow release fertilizer like the one we carry. A second dose of fertilizer in summer is recommended for ideal growth. If you have planted your burning bush in a hedge, just trim the tops and sides to encourage proper growth. Perform any heavy pruning when this shrub is dormant.

If you are looking for the Reddest Red you can find in a shrub, the Burning Bush is the plant for you! Order yours today!

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA, NH, NY

Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun, Shade

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Red
Botanical Name Euonymus alatus

How To Care

The Burning Bush is a very hardy and adaptable plant. Plant in full shade to full sun. Just take note that the fall foliage will be slightly muted and growth slower in shade. This shrub is adaptable to different environmental conditions and soil types. Water at time of planting and a couple times a week after planting. Once your burning bush is established, it will be drought tolerant. However, this shrub does prefer a moist soil. We recommend mulching your burning bush to help keep the soil moist. Spread about 2-3 inches of pinestraw or pine bark. These types of mulch will, overtime, add some acidity to your soil which the burning bush does prefer. Fertilize at least once per year in spring with a high quality, slow release fertilizer like the one we carry. A second dose of fertilizer in summer is recommended for ideal growth. If you have planted your burning bush in a hedge, just trim the tops and sides to encourage proper growth. Perform heavy pruning when this shrub is dormant.

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA, NH, NY

Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun, Shade

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Red
Botanical Name Euonymus alatus

Landscape Ideas

Burning Bushes are ideal for hedges, screening out an area, or just as a specimen planting. This shrub will grow to about 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide so be sure to give it plenty of space when planting. For a tight hedge plant 4 to 6 feet apart. Burning Bushes are sure to grab attention in foundation plantings, privacy hedges, borders, entryways, mass planting, and even formal planting. And the best part...wherever this shrub is planted it will adapt to the conditions.

Shipping Restriction

AZ, LA, NH, NY

Soil Type

Acidic, Adaptable

Sunlight

Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun, Shade

Drought Tolerance

Good
Mature Height 6-8 Feet
Mature Width 6-10 Feet
Fall Color Red
Botanical Name Euonymus alatus

Shipping Details

Due to the winter season we hold plant shipments to Zones 3-5 till April 15th. Zones 6-10 will ship now.

If you are in Zones 3-5 and would like to have your order shipped now please call 855-541-7526

Most orders are processed and shipped the same day.

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We plan each shipment to avoid your plants sitting in a truck over the weekend if possible. This means your order may be held until the following Monday to ensure the shortest delivery time. This delay will guarantee that your plants arrive the highest quality possible. Plants that specify shipping at different seasons will be shipped when they become available. ex. ships spring.

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AN
10/26/2018
Amanda N.
United States

Great Experience

So far so good, the plants were received in great condition and transit was super fast

GN
10/25/2018
Geraldine N.
United States

Burning Bushes

I was very pleased with the packaging. The plants were secured properly in their boxes to survive the week long transit process across the country (we know they get tossed around), the roots remained damp and undisturbed and the plants look healthy with no branches damaged.

JR
10/22/2018
Joseph R.
United States

Looks great but not on fire yet.

Plant was received well intact due to unbelievable number of carton staples. Planting went smoothly, watering as directed (same instructions for every plant?) but leaves appeared green. Assume NC weather dictates later red turn than CO and next fall the turn to red will sync to my existing burning bushes.

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SJ
09/25/2018
Steve J.
United States

Great quality plants!

Excellent buying experience. Highly recommend.

BK
09/11/2018
Brian K.
United States

I was very happy with

I was very happy with the quality of my plant when it arrived. It seemed unaffected by the transit.

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