A beautiful vine with striking orange flowers, Apricot Blush™ Schisandra Vine is a relative of Magnolia Vine bearing abundant crops of bright red, lemon-flavored berries. Use Valentine™ Strawberry Vine as a pollinator.
Native to China and Russia, these beautiful vines are valued for their attractive flowers, foliage and fruit. One plant can bear up to 20 lbs. of fruit, which makes tasty and nutritious juice. Very popular in Chinese medicine, all parts of the plants are used medicinally.
Schisandra Vines like some shade and well-drained soil with plenty of moisture. They can grow 8ft. or more in width and begin blooming 2-3 years after planting. Flowers appear in april, the fruit ripens in September, and the plants are not bothered by pest or diseases.
Spectacular in bloom, these rare and unique vines will list the spirits of even the most jaded gardener. The striking, bright red or orange flowers open in May. Close relatives of Magnolia Vine, Strawberry Vines are also valued for their medicinal properties and are hardy to 5 degrees F., or below, USDA Zone 7.
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Latin Name: Schisandra grandiflora
Site and Soil: Apricot Blush™ Schisandra Vine likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Plant Apricot Blush™ with Valentine™ for pollination.
Hardiness: Apricot Blush™ is hardy to 5 degrees F., or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8 ft. in width on fence, arbor, trellis or other support.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: September
Yield: 5-10 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Schisandra Vines are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7