Euonymus europaeus / Fusaria comune

Species: Euonymus europaeus L.
Italian common noun: Fusaria comune, Berretto da prete
Family: Celastraceae
Natural shapesShrubsTrees DeciduosFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151

Origin: Europe.

Botanical characteristics: It is a conical shrub or tree, deciduous, up to 5 mt high. Leaves are opposite, oval or lanceolate, with crenate margins. They are dark green and then in autumn they turn red. In autumn it produces bunches of spherical four-lobed deep red fruits. They are called “priest caps” because of their shape. Seeds are surrounded by an orange casing.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is a spontaneous deciduous shrub and it is found mainly in calcareous soils. It is cultivated in any well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. It has a good resistance to pollution.

Use: It can be used as ornamental plant because of its fruits and the autumnal colour of foliage. it is widely used in hedgerows, also in mixed hedges or as a single tree in parks and gardens. It is suitable to cover road embankments and riverbanks.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso 12 Vaso 12
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 80-100 cm
Zolla 100-125 cm
Zolla 125-150 cm
Zolla 150-175 cm
Zolla 175-200 cm
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla 1/2 fusto 6-8 cm
Zolla 1/2 fusto 8-10 cm
Zolla 1/2 fusto