Burning bush (Euonymus alatus) is also referred to as the spindle tree and wahoo plant. It’s known for its bright autumn foliage. Unless pruned to control its own dimensions, this shrub reaches over 10 to 15 feet tall and is native to Asia. Burning bush shrubs are implanted in a group as a mass planting or as a hedge. To planting this species, the benefit is it tolerates poor soil is adaptable to almost any level and survives in areas with air pollution. The burning bush is a shrub, but new growth encourages on the bush each year.
Each spring, feed the burning bush after the plant begins to put on new development. Use about 1/2 cup of tree and shrub fertilizer . Sprinkle the fertilizer. Rake the granules and water thoroughly to start the fertilizer travel down into the roots. As it grows well in poor soil Don’t over feed the burning bush like bush rose and isn’t a heavy feeder.
Find the burning bush in well-draining soil, since it doesn’t like soil that remains wet for extended periods. Based on the area’s fog and rain level, water the plant only when a dry spell happens. Pour the water. The floor doesn’t soak . Allow the floor dry out between watering. Ordinarily the burning bush requires water once per week.
The burning bush is benefited by mulching by conserving water and keeping the roots cool. Spread about a inch of organic mulch. Organic mulch incorporates leaves that are dead, sawdust, grass clippings that are dried and stained paper. These substances break down with time and gradually add natural nutrients into the soil.
The rise of the burning bush cans impede. Check monthly for spider mite infestations. Shake a couple branches over a piece of paper. Smash the mites on the paper and examine the streak left from the mites. A streak suggests beneficial mites, which eat other harmful insects. A green streak signals that the mites are harmful and are feeding off the burning bush. Winged euonymus scales are just another variety of insects which locate the burning bush tasty. These small triangular bugs cause leaf drop and branch dieback. Spray the burning bush with insecticidal soap in line with the manufacturer’s directions to reduce pests.