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Commonly known as Oriental bittersweet, Staff vine
Vigorous climber with large green leaves, yellowish fruits and orange seeds. Excellent autumn colour
Deciduous - broadly elliptic to rounded, scalloped to toothed leaves to 10cm (4in) long turn from mid-green to yellow in autumn.
Height - 14m (46ft)
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 climber. Produces axillary clusters of small green flowers.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Partial shade - tolerates partial shade.
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of origin - eastern Asia.
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
Celastrus - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
2ply sisal garden twine - 250 grams
Natural garden twine, 500 grams, 350 metres. Ideal in the garden or the home.