Winged spindle/ Nishikigi

Euonymus alatus/ Winged spindle/ ニシキギ

学名/ Botanical name : Euonymus alatus

英名/ English name : Winged spindle

別名/ Alternative English name: winged euonymus, burning bush

日本名/ Japanese name: ニシキギ 錦木

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: ヤハズニシキギ  ヤハズニシキギ(矢筈錦木)

イタリア語名/Italian name: Fuso alato

原産地/ Original : central and northern China, Japan, and Korea


The common name “burning bush” comes from the bright red fall color. This deciduous shrub grows to 6.1 m tall, often wider than tall. As with the related Euonymus phellomanus, the stems are notable for their four corky ridges or “wings.”

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