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scandens

Classification

Order: Celastrales
   Family: Celastraceae
            Genus: Celastrus
                        Specie: scandens

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 20 ft (6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves taper to a sharp point; clusters of fruit with red arils

Uses: Espalier Grown against a wall Tubs Ground cover

Zones: 3-9

Description: Climbing to over 20 ft (6 m) tall with support, or spreading and mounding as a large-scale ground cover, this North American native has 4 in (10 cm) long, serrated, oblong leaves that taper quickly to a point. Its summer-borne yellow-green flowers are of

Growth Habit: Scrambling twining stems

Comments:

Growth: Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.

Duration: Perennial





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