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Celastrus scandens 'Autumn Revolution™' (Bailumn)

#PP19811

Also called American Bittersweeet, Climbing Bittersweet


Celastrus scandens 'Bailumn' - Bittersweet

Series: First Editions®

More About Celastrus scandens Autumn Revolution™ ('Bailumn') (PP19811)

  • Insignificant, small, yellowish flowers
  • Spherical berries are green when young and ripen to yellow in the fall
  • More berries and larger berries than the species
  • Berries split open to reveal a red seed surrounded by an orange skin
  • Deep green, glossy, elliptic leaves, 10 cm long, turn a vibrant yellow in the fall
  • Self-pollinating twining vine
  • Berries are widely used in the floral industry
  • Salt and drought tolerant
  • Bloom Time: June to July

Zone:

3

Height:

4-7 m

Spread:

1-2 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Bittersweet Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Bailumn' grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. Pruning to maintain shape can be done at any time. This plant needs a sturdy support or fence to climb. Mature plants are known to girdle large trees.


Celastrus scandens Autumn Revolution™ ('Bailumn') (PP19811) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Climbing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)