This attractive and beautiful ornamental vine, Valentine ™ Male Schisandra Vine is a good pollinator for Apricot Blush™. The striking, bright red, strawberry-like flowers open in May.
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.
Latin Name: Schisandra grandiflora var. rubriflora
Site and Soil: Strawberry Vine likes full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Valentine™ Male Schisandra Vine is a good pollinator for Apricot Blush™ It does not produce fruit.
Hardiness:Strawberry Vine is hardy to 5 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
Pests & Diseases: Schisandra Vines are not bothered by pests or diseases.
USDA Zone: 7
Sunset Western Zone: Not listed
Sunset Northeast Zone: Not listed