Schizandra chinensis (Schisandra chinensis)
The greatest novelty among all our climbing plants! Fruit of 5 flavors with a sweet peel, sour pulp, bitter and sour seeds, salty seed powder. Fruit mostly used for juice or dried. Specification: a creeper twisting around supports.
It grows up to 3-4 m, 1.5 m per year. The plant tends to be dioecious – in order to have fruit at least two should be planted. It produces edible fruit similar to currants, rich in vitamin C of a very pelasant citrus scent. Fruit ripens in September. The creeper blooms in May and June. There are no specific requirements for soil and position. Frostproof. Supports: trellises, trusses, pergolas, arbors, walls of houses, pillars, columns, fences, gates, screens, walls of houses.
Chinese citrus ’Sadova No1’ (Schisandra chinensis ’Sadova No1’)
General description: Ukrainian, self-pollinating, abundant fruiting cultivar with large fruits.
Grows up to a height of about 10 m high, the annual increase is 1 m.
Flowers: white, small flowers develop at the turn of the June-July.
Fruit: fruits very abundantly 4-6 years after planting.
Maturing: in September you can collect up to 5 kg of fruit from one plant.
Citrus fruits can be eaten raw or after processing, eg. in the form of dried fruit or juice. This magnolia vine (schisandra) is planted in well-lit and sheltered positions. Requires fertile, moist soil. Can not stand drought or drying of the ground.
It is completely frost-resistant, it can withstand the temperature of -30 °C.
Perfect for pergolas, walls of buildings.