Little Moses™ Burning Bush
Big Color from the Little Moses™ Burning Bush
- Pretty Light Green Summer Foliage
- Radiant Red Fall Color
- Neat and Compact Form
- Excellent for Mass Planting
- Fantastic Border Specimen
- Attracts Pretty Wild Birds
- Easy to Care For
The Little Moses™ Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus 'Odom') may seem like an ordinary low lying bush, however, it is anything but. Planting one of these in your garden ensures a spectacular show that you won't want to miss come fall.
This deciduous shrub fills out each spring with densely packed light green leaves. It'll stay that attractive throughout the summer, but the real show starts in the fall!
As the air turns crisp and your thoughts turn to campfires and smores, this bush turns the most brilliant color of red. You'll have to see it to believe this little bush can pack so much color into its leaves!
The Little Moses Burning Bush is a miniature version of the original winged euonymus, which is often simply referred to as burning bushes. It was cultivated in 2002 with the hope that it would have a denser, more compact form.
We're here today they definitely delivered! Little Moses keeps all the bright red fall brilliance of the original while staying quite small and extremely manageable!
This bush will produce little berries later in the season. While they aren't edible to humans, the pretty neighborhood birds will stop by to enjoy. If you're interested in adding birdwatching to your list of hobbies, planting a Little Moses Burning Bush is a great place to start!
You won't want to miss this opportunity to extend your garden's interest all the way through the fall with a Little Moses Burning Bush. Order one or two today!
How to Use Little Moses Burning Bush in the Landscape
The light and unobtrusive green the Little Moses dons during the spring and summer makes it the perfect border specimen or accent plant.
Perennial gardens are gorgeous and deserve to be bordered with a plant that won't cover its beauty by growing tall and unruly. Little Moses, being the dwarf version of its larger counterpart, is just the small bush for the job!
It'll also create a wonderful backdrop for your flowering perennials and then take center stage once they're done for the year. As your neighbor's gardens are all winding down for the year, yours will still be in full swing showing off vibrant colors!
Perhaps you're looking to spruce up the sides of your house. Little Moses makes a wonderful foundation plant with its green foliage and burst of autumn color.
Little Moses is sure to command attention wherever you place it. Why not add one to either side of your driveway or entryway? Talk about making a showstopping first impression!
If one of these is pretty on its own, think of the impact Little Moses would have if added to landscapes as a mass planting? Just think of how grand a brisk fall stroll through a garden filled with these compact burning bushes would be!
Adding one or two of these shrubs to the base of your mailbox is a surefire way to make a stunning statement and add loads of curb appeal! Each fall, it'll make those who pass by gasp in awe and wonder how they can get their own! We'll leave it up to you whether you divulge your secret or not!
#ProPlantTips for Care
You'll love how easy this Little Moses Burning Bush is to take care of almost as much as you'll love the color! Gone are the days of fussing over bushes in order to be rewarded with their beauty.
Simply plant it somewhere with well drained soil and in full sun or partial sun. It is rather tolerant of shade, but be careful, too much shade can diminish its radiant red color come fall.
When planting, remember that full sun means you'll want to water consistently and thoroughly. One way you can make moisture less of an issue is by adding a layer of mulch around the base of your dwarf shrub.
While you probably won't need to because of it's naturally small stature, if you'd like you can prune your Little Moses to whatever shape you'd like in the very early spring, before it starts leafing out.
Whether you plant one of these as an accent or a few for a mass plant effect, the Little Moses Burning Bush will make a big impact in any garden. Order one from Nature Hills expert growers today!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Euonymus alatus 'Odom'|
|Mature Height||30 - 36 inches|
|Mature Spread||30 - 36 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|