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(Schisandraceae)

Schisandra perulata - FMWJ13100

Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Price: £20.00
Description:
It was an incredible feeling after scaling one of those precarious limestone pinnacles that we find in northern Vietnam, pushing through the undergrowth and emerging in a magical grove filled with the long strings of red fruit some highlighted by ribbons of bright sunlight. Something from Alice in Wonderland. A vigorous twinning woody climber with thick-textured elliptic to ovate leaves to 15 x 10cm, with impressed venation above and remotely serrated margin. Bearing on short side branches, held on slender peduncles 15cm long, long pendant spikes 15-20cm long of red globose fruit. These the result of individual flowers recorded as being yellow or red borne in May-June in our climate. Best grown is some shelter from freezing winds in a humus enriched drained soil in sun to part shade.

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product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Schisandraceae) Schisandra perulata FMWJ13100
Group Colour Blooms Size
Climber Red, Yellow Spring, summer large
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich Part shade, Sun Semi evergreen bold Vietnam
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
Yes EDIBLE berries
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