University of Florida

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Common name(s): Winged Euonymus, Winged Spindle Tree

Plant type: deciduous small shrub
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): seed, layering

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Summer
Cutting maturity: hardwood
Rooting hormone: IBA Quick Dip 2000 PPM
Rooting environment: intermittent mist
Comment: Application of IBA(2000) and Rutin(1500ppm) will increase rooting.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Autumn
Seed treatment: stratify 40 degrees F in sand 3 months.
Preferred seed moisture: moderate
Preferred temperature for germination: 70 degrees F
Time required for germination: 8 weeks
Light conditions for germination: natural
Comment: Seeds should be sown before they dry out.

Propagation by Layering

Type of Layering: tip
Time of year to layer: Summer
Wounding: one slanting cut 1/4-1/2 way through stem