Oriental Bittersweet ’Hercules’ male oval-leaf (Celastrus orbiculatus ’Hercules’)
An ornamental climber with light green leaves, bright yellow in autumn. Vigurously growing and expansive! A strong climber twisting around supports, growing up to 10 m. An annually growth of 2-3 meters. It has nice green leaves that in autumn turn yellow, so they light up the garden. It has small, white, melliferous flowers.
There are no specific requirements for soil and position, and it is also fully frostproof. It tolerates urban pollution. This variation can be a pollinator for its female varieties.
As the plant is strong, it grows vigurously and requires a lot of space. Smaller plants should not be planted nearby. It looks beuatiful on strong supports, tree trunks, and without support it does as a groundcover on sunny slopes, and trellises, trusses, pergolas, arbors, walls of houses, pillars, columns, fences, gates, screens, walls of houses, public greenery
Oriental Bittersweet ’Diana’ oval-leaf female (Celastrus orbiculatus ’Diana’)
A clockwise-twisting creeper, an interesting decoration with its light green leaves and orange and red fruit that persists on the bare branches the entire winter! A vigorous climber twisting around supports, growing up to 12 m. The annual growth is in the range of 1-4 m. Blooms in May / June. From October to December it has very eye-catching yellow and red fruit - inedible.
Another advatage are its leaves, which are green in spring and deep yellow in autumn. There are no specific requirements for soil and position, it is also frostproof. Its polinator may be a male variaty, for example Hercules. Supports: trellises, trusses, pergolas, arbors, walls of houses, pillars, columns, fences, gates, screens, walls of houses, public greenery.