Celastrus scandens '~Species'

American Bittersweet, Climbing Bittersweet

Family: Celastraceae Staff Tree


Type Vine
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 8A
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Green, yellow
Bloom time Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Arbor
Height 10' to 23' / 3.00m to 7.00m
Spread n/a
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Orange, red, yellow
Soil pH requirements Neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attracts birds, native to North America, invasive