Celastrus scandens
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET, CLIMBING BITTERSWEET
Celastraceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous twining climber

Hardiness zones: 3-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
10m

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Flowers: chartreuse

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red seeds
 
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Celastrus scandens
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET, CLIMBING BITTERSWEET
Celastraceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: deciduous twining climber

Hardiness zones: 3-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
10m

FEATURES

Flowers: chartreuse

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red seeds


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental & tropical designs

Uses: pergola, trellis

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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