Oriental bittersweet herbicide

Oriental bittersweet herbicide

May 24, 2014 – 11:49 pm

Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) Oriental bittersweet is a deciduous, woody vine native to the regions of China, Korea, and Japan. It is extremely shade tolerant and grows in...

Oriental bittersweet control methods

Oriental bittersweet control methods

June 2, 2014 – 02:13 am

First your eyes are drawn to the attractive yellow capsules enclosing striking red fleshy fruits. Then you notice the berried vine climbing high into the tree canopy or draping over a shrub...

Oriental bittersweet control

Oriental bittersweet control

June 3, 2014 – 02:20 am

By Kimberly Mollo I stomped through the brush, balancing a large pair of hedge clippers in one hand and a miniature saw in the other. The small blonde girl walking next to me began to panic...

Oriental bittersweet fruit

Oriental bittersweet fruit

June 14, 2014 – 03:37 am

The cold weather has begun to set in here in southeast Minnesota! The leaves have been changing colors and many plants are losing their leaves, which means it is time to cut and spray invasive...

Oriental Bittersweet Identification

Oriental Bittersweet Identification

June 27, 2014 – 07:38 am

Last weekend I noticed the orange berries of Oriental Bittersweet are everywhere, beside roads, in yards and in the treetops. I learnt about Oriental Bittersweet at a presentation by Barbara...

Oriental bittersweet vine poisonous

Oriental bittersweet vine poisonous

June 28, 2014 – 08:01 am

By Bruce Wenning Asiatic Bittersweet Vine Common Names: Asiatic bittersweet vine; Oriental bittersweet vine; Chinese bittersweet vine. Plant Taxonomy: Family Celastraceae. Genus Celastrus...

Oriental bittersweet Canada

Oriental bittersweet Canada

July 2, 2014 – 09:03 am

Oriental bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus : Oriental bittersweet, Real Canada Goose Jackets while beautiful, is destructive and hard to eradicate, being among the worst of North America’s...

Oriental bittersweet American

Oriental bittersweet American

July 3, 2014 – 09:07 am

Tivon Feeley, Forest Health Program Leader for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, sounded a warning to avoid using oriental bittersweet in holiday wreaths. The woody vine with its...

Oriental bittersweet New York

Oriental bittersweet New York

July 13, 2014 – 11:39 am

Here s another leftover from the New York trip. Marie wanted to show me some fantastic vines she had found. They were curling all over the woods, and each other. When the vines got large...

Oriental Bittersweet Problems

Oriental Bittersweet Problems

August 1, 2014 – 04:26 pm

Like so many other species in Indiana, there is a native version and an alien version of Bittersweet. This is the alien version, Celastrus orbiculatus. The native version is called American...

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Oriental Bittersweet

Oriental Bittersweet Problems

Oriental Bittersweet Problems

Like so many other species in Indiana, there is a native version and an alien version of Bittersweet. This is the alien version, Celastrus orbiculatus. The native version is called American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens). In some parts of the U.S. the Oriental Bittersweet is an invasive problem. Around northeast Indiana, I’ve only seen it in a couple of places where it’s not really taking over at all. I’ve heard that it’s a real problem in the dunes area…


Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea Colours

Climbing Hydrangea Colours

Hydrangea (anomala) petiolaris The Climbing Hydrangea is a popular self-clinging climber (sticker) and much appreciated for its white (peripheral) flowers. Semi-shaded to shaded, acid to neutral soil with plenty of humus, definitely moist or even wet soil. Soil compaction and lime are not well tolerated. Sticker which climbs with the help of adhesive aerial rootlets, growth rate and height less than ivy. Foliage from April / May until end of October, yellow…


Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea Decumaria barbara

Climbing Hydrangea Decumaria barbara

Botanical/Latin Name: Decumaria barbara Common Names: Climbing Wild Hydrangea, Wood Vamp Type of Plant: Woody Vine to 40. Native Range: Moist Situations, Southeastern U. S. Reported Hardiness: Zones 6-9. Bloom Color: White. Cultivation and Uses: The best vine for a damp site, Climbing Hydrangea will stick to whatever it is growing near. Aerial rootlets line the stems of this vine, making it the vine to use when you want something that is guaranteed to not come…


Climbing Plant

Climbing plants yellow flowers

Climbing plants yellow flowers

Few yellow flowers are more recognizable than cheery sunflowers. And happily for gardeners, this group of plants offers a wonderful array of varieties, from compact 3-foot-tall varieties such as Teddy Bear to giant 12-foot-tall varieties such as Mammoth Grey Stripe that offer 12-inch-wide blooms. Name: Helianthus annuus selections Size: From 3 to 12 feet tall, depending on variety. Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Zones: Annual Black-Eyed…


Chocolate Vine

Chocolate vine growth rate

Chocolate vine growth rate

Very Fragrant JANUARY SPECIAL: FREE $20.00 Off Any Order Of $40 Or More! It produces brown-purple flowers in late spring, followed by large seedpods that ripen in early fall. The pulp is edible and tastes like tapioca pudding. Vigorous vine is perfect for a decorative accent over walls, trellises, fences or arbors. The Chocolate Vine, also known by the botanical name of Akebia Quinata, vibrantly blooms in late spring with exceptionally fragrant, lilac-purple…


Chocolate Vine

Chocolate vine invasive plants

Chocolate vine invasive plants

Decription: This online catalog is provided as a resource and does not necessarily represent our entire inventory. We have some varieties that are not represented in this list. We cannot guarantee that every plant in this list will be in-stock at all times, due to supply and demand, seasonal changes and conditions, etc. Plants grown for Art Knapp establish quickly. Each plant is grown in a soil mix that will sustain it until ti is established. Individually…


Climbing Plant

Climbing plants evergreen Quick growing

Climbing plants evergreen Quick growing

Summer-flowering perennials maybe at the top of the wish-list for their spectacular shows but combining them with evergreen climbing plants can create unique and stunning displays. There are so many varieties available and whether the desired effect is to provide a leafy backdrop to show off the interesting blooms or foliage of other plants, to inject some much-needed colour in the winter garden or to cover walls or fences there will be a climber perfect for…


Chocolate Vine

Chocolate vine cuttings

Chocolate vine cuttings

I mentioned it yesterday, but given it s colourful addition to our life, I think it deserves to have its story told. So, in honour of the beginning of spring, I bring you the tale of Akebia-Quinata. The spring after we moved into our house, we created a Resting Arbor in the backyard. Our deck is up to the second story, which gives us a full story underneath the deck. You will see some people use this space for storage. We call those people nasty. Because…


Chocolate Vine

Chocolate Vine Silver Bells

Chocolate Vine Silver Bells

In my PREVIOUS POST on my outdoor space, several questions were asked/commented on the vine climbing the pergola. In years gone by, I d visit landscape/nursery business in the fall, in search of year-end bargains. This one was one of them. Though I had never seen or heard of this one, I was intrigued by the name Silver Bells Chocolate Vine,priced at, I think, a dollar, and decided I had nothing to lose! At the time, I temporarily planted it at a small arbor…


Climbing Hydrangea

Climbing Hydrangea Annabelle

Climbing Hydrangea Annabelle

Genus Hydrangea Species arborescens Variety Annabelle Zone 4 - 9 Bloom Season Early Summer - Late Summer Plant Height 4 ft - 5 ft Plant Width 3 ft - 5 ft Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer, Free Bloomer Bloom Color White Light Requirements Part Shade Resistance Pest Resistant Season Of Interest Summer Soil Tolerance Clay, Normal, loamy Uses Border, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Ornamental Restrictions…