Celastrus scandens

Bittersweet

This vine prefers part-sun, part shade, and provides excellent coverage for a fence or screen.  Its fleshy orange and red fruits are very showy in autumn and through the winter. Both male and female plants needed for fruit set.

Height: 15-20 feet

Sun Requirements: Prefers full sun

Water Requirements: Well drained soils

Flowers: Plain-featured flowers in May-June

Attracts: Birds & squirrels

Special Tolerances: Drought & deer resistant