Benkomasaki Spindle Topiary – Euonymus Japonicus Benkomasaki Erecta


Imbue your garden with a sense of serenity and timeless elegance with the Benkomasaki Spindle Topiary, also known by its scientific name, Euonymus Japonicus ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’. This unique variant of spindle tree is a top-notch topiary choice, bringing a blend of structure, hardiness, and versatility to any garden space.

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Imbue your garden with a sense of serenity and timeless elegance with the Benkomasaki Spindle Topiary, also known by its scientific name, Euonymus Japonicus ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’. This unique variant of spindle tree is a top-notch topiary choice, bringing a blend of structure, hardiness, and versatility to any garden space.

Characterized by its dense, compact growth and rich green foliage, the ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’ is a fantastic choice for topiary artists. Its upright growing habit and natural columnar form lend themselves well to vertical topiary designs, whether you’re envisioning classical spires, spirals, or even unique abstract shapes. This inherent architectural structure offers a captivating dimension that can serve as a focal point in your garden, drawing the eye and sparking interest.

When compared to other topiary options, ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’ stands tall, both literally and figuratively. Its natural vertical growth and pillar-like shape give it an edge over other species that require more effort to coax into upright forms. Additionally, its vibrant green foliage offers a classic aesthetic that can complement any garden design, be it modern minimalist or traditional.

In terms of hardiness, ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’ is a solid contender. It is well-suited to the UK climate, exhibiting a remarkable frost resistance and resilience to a wide range of soil types, from clay to loamy, sandy, and chalky soils. It’s not picky about light either, thriving in both full sun and partial shade. These features make it a highly adaptable choice, perfect for a variety of landscapes across the UK.

‘Bekomasaki Erecta’ is also impressively tolerant to wind and air pollution, making it an excellent choice for both urban and coastal gardens. This resilience to challenging environmental conditions ensures it can maintain its shape and health in even the harshest conditions.

However, while ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’ is a hardy and adaptable plant, it’s important to note its need for regular pruning to maintain your desired topiary shape, due to its fast growth rate. While typically resistant to most common diseases, it can be susceptible to euonymus scale, a type of pest. Regular inspection and timely treatment can keep your topiary in peak condition.

In conclusion, the Benkomasaki Spindle Topiary or Euonymus Japonicus ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’ offers an impressive option for those eager to explore the art of topiary. Its unique vertical growth, adaptability to diverse conditions, and classic aesthetic combine to create a topiary choice that is as intriguing as it is robust. By choosing ‘Benkomasaki Erecta’, you’re setting the stage for a topiary masterpiece that stands tall amidst the elements, enriching your garden with its enduring elegance.


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Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Small Growing

Growth Speed

Slow Growth

Costal Growing










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Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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