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Schisandra chinensis

Magnolia Vine

Berry

Comments

A vigorous climber, perfect for trellises or arbors; green fragrant leaves and soft pink flowers give way to vibrant clusters of small red berries; also called the five-flavored berry, they tantalize the taste buds while eaten fresh, cooked or preserved

Description

A vigorous climber, perfect for trellises or arbors; green fragrant leaves and soft pink flowers give way to vibrant clusters of small red berries; also called the five-flavored berry, they tantalize the taste buds while eaten fresh, cooked or preserved

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

Magnolia Vine will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. As a climbing vine, it should be planted next to a fence, trellis or other rigid structure where it can be trained to grow upwards on it. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 25 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen! This is a dioecious species, meaning that individual plants are either male or female. Only the females will produce fruit, and a male variety of the same species is required nearby as a pollinator.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 feet

10 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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