Euonymus americanus

American strawberry-bush


wildlife plant   wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-7 ft    Width: 2-3 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,green
Fruit Color: fruit color   fruit color      orange,red
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy fruits, interesting bark


Recommended Uses: Shady settings. Interesting for its green twigs and red warty fruits. In good habitats it can form dense clones.
Propagation: Seed, semi-hardwood cuttings.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: acidic


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Birds and other wildlife consume seed.
Native Habitats: Seep slopes, rich woods, hammocks, upland mixed forest, bluffs, floodplains.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: