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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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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

SCHISANDRA grandiflora   AWARD

SCHISANDRA grandiflora  >

A rare species with leathery leaves and conspicuous veins. White or pale pink flowers
 
£17.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

SCHISANDRA rubriflora   AWARD

SCHISANDRA rubriflora  >

Flowers deep scarlet borne on pendulous stalks during late spring.
 
£25.00 each 
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Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock

SCHISANDRA sphenanthera

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Twiner with flowers of greenish outer and terracotta inner tepals
 
£17.50 each 
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