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Shrub Identification

Posted by treetoronto Toronto (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 6, 14 at 23:39

These shrubs are planted all over Toronto, They keep their shape well with pruning. What are they?

Thanks!

(pic take autumn)


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RE: Shrub Identification

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Tue, Jan 7, 14 at 0:45

Euonymus alatus.


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RE: Shrub Identification

Fairly invasive in many parts of the US. Probably borderline in Toronto. You should be able to find much better options available for landscaping.


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RE: Shrub Identification

otherwise known as a burning bush ...

birds have planted them all over my 5 acres... those who claim they do not have invasive potential are in denial ... just because you dont see them.. doenst mean the birds are not moving them about ...

ken


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RE: Shrub Identification

  • Posted by whaas 5a SE WI (My Page) on
    Tue, Jan 7, 14 at 21:31

Plant Viburnum carlesii instead. The species is similar size, shape, good fall color and it blooms! And there is more...its yields berries if you have a pollinator.


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RE: Shrub Identification

Thanks!


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