Visually, their foliage is similar with light green leaves that have serrated edges.
Noted for its most dramatic foliage and very ornamental berries, Euonymus planipes (Spindle Tree) is a large, deciduous shrub that is invaluable in the fall and winter garden. Its foliage of huge, ovate, mid-green leaves turns to vibrant crimson-to-ruby red in early fall, making the whole plant glow with color.
Although the berries have been used in traditional medicine, ingesting them can cause nausea and low blood pressure.
Abundant clusters of shiny red berries emerge in late summer and remain through the fall and winter. Red Chokeberries like part shade or full sun and are hardy in zones 4 through 9. They grow slowly in a bushy, erect habit, reaching a mature height of 5 to 10 feet, with a 3 to 5-foot spread.
They are deer, pest, and disease resistant. Korean Mountain Ash (Sorbus alnifolia) – Large Red-Fruiting Shade TreeEstimated Reading Time: 8 mins.