SCHISANDRA

Genus of about 23 species of twining, woody, monoecious or dioecious, deciduous or evergreen climbers from woodland in eastern Asia, with one species from southeastern USA.

Brightly coloured fruits are dependent on both male and female plants of dioecious plants being grown.

The Chinese name, wu wèi zi reflects the basic 5 flavours, salty, sweet, sour, pungent (spicy) and bitter.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Climber
    Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Woody, dioecious or monoecious climbers
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Eastern Asia
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
Schisandra - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of SCHISANDRA

SCHISANDRA chinensis

SCHISANDRA chinensis

white or pale pink flowers on drooping stalks in spring.

 
£20.00 each 
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SCHISANDRA grandiflora

SCHISANDRA grandiflora

a rare species with leathery leaves and conspicuous veins. White or pale pink flowers

 
£17.50 each 
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