During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Wednesday.

Bitter sweet American

Bitter sweet American
Item# bitter-sweet-american
Regular price: $11.95
Sale price: $11.71
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Product Description

Celastrus scandens

A deciduous vine-like shrub that grows 20 feet but continues growing as long as there is something to climb upon. Showy three lobed capsules, yellow orange on the inside, with crimson seeds; ripens in October. Collected and used for dried flower arrangements. Attracts birds. Plant 18 inches apart. A twining vine which can easily be grown on fences, against walls, or on the ground. This plant can be self-pollinizing, but don't count on it. To get berries, plant at least 5 plants within 30 feet of each other. Zone: 3-8

12-18 inches at time of shipping. Ships bare root items will arrive within 1-10 days from date the plant(s) are ordered.