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Oriental Bittersweet 'Hercules'

Celastrus orbiculatus 'Hercules'

Oriental Bittersweet 'Hercules'

Celastrus orbiculatus 'Hercules'

Decoration form leaves
Flowering month V, VI V, VI
Evergreen plant no
Plants height 12 m
Annual growth 1-4 m
Aspect sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun
Frost hardiness 4 - 8 Zones 4 - 8

A male form of a strong-growing, twining vine reaching a height of 12 m. Tolerant of cold temperatures and various soil and light conditions. Lots of lovely roundish leaves turning clear yellow in autumn. A good pollinator, ensures profuse fruiting of female plants.
Excellent for covering tall fences, unsightly buildings and various supports. Due to its rampant growth it can overwhelm other plants.