Spindle (Euonymus europaeus) tree in a 2ltr pot
Spindle are compact trees with striking pink and orange flowers in late summer.
Spindle is popular with many birds, drawn to its nectar rich flowers in spring and the delicate popcorn like orange and pink fruits in autumn.
Fairly shade tolerant and grows well on most free draining soils. Thrives on limestone and chalky soils.
The spindle tree can also be considered a shrub, not reaching much taller than 5 meters.
Leaves and fruit are toxic for humans
Spindle 30-60cm tall in a 2ltr pot (EE-30-60)
Spindle 60-90cm tall in a 2ltr pot (EE-60-90)
We recommend mulching and regular watering during the drier periods in the first year or so of growth.
Why buy a potted trees vs a bareroot?
Cotswold Trees supply potted trees as we have found these have the best chance of survival and do allow you to plant trees throughout the year. The cooler, wetter months are always the best time to plant a tree and allow it to establish a new root system whilst it remains fairly dormant. Despite this, potted trees can be planted successfully throughout the spring and summer if they are well looked after.
You may find other suppliers offer bareroot and plug plants which are often cheaper options, especially when buying trees in bulk, but these tend to take a little longer to establish.
Cotswold Trees are a specialist tree supplier, nurturing thousands of young trees in our Oxfordshire woodland nursery. We offer affordable, sustainably grown trees that can make a lasting improvement to any garden or outdoor space.
We offer our customers a range of garden trees you might commonly find throughout the UK all of which are fantastic for native wildlife, but also fit in well in the British landscape.
We specialise in a small variety of British broadleaved deciduous trees to ensure we can reliably stock each tree in a range of sizes to suit the instant gardener or one who can wait a few years for a tree to grow into its new home.
Orders of small trees (up to 1m tall) are packaged carefully and delivered reliably and safely via the UK courier network. We use Parcelforce for most of our tree deliveries and will ship your tree within 2-3 working days, so you can expect your new trees to arrive within 5 working days. We supply tracking details for all courier deliveries.
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