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Carolina Allspice

Native Shrub with Sweet Fragrance

  • SKU: 69198
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Height: 6 - 8 feet
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Late spring.
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Carolina Allspice

Description
Delightful, rounded shrub combines delightful fragrance, pretty blooms and eye-catching yellow fall foliage. Carolina Allspice, also called Sweetshrub and Strawberry Bush, is native to the United States and easy to grow. This deciduous shrub produces reddish-brown fragrant blooms that have hints of pineapple, strawberry and banana. The flowers give way to urn-shaped fruits which mature in the fall. Its dark green, lustrous leaves are aromatic when crushed and, in autumn, turn yellow. Because of its lovely fragrance, many gardeners plant this shrub near patios and entrances where its fragrance can be enjoyed. It's also a good choice for shrub borders and foundation plantings.
Product Details
  • Botanical NameCalycanthus floridus
  • Ships As18-24" BAREROOT
  • Height6 - 8 feet
  • Spacing6 - 12 feet
  • Spread8 - 12 feet
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Foliage TypeDeciduous, lustrous, dark green foliage. Oval to oblong, 5 - 6" long. Very bold, golden-yellow fall color.
  • Bloom TimeLate spring.
  • Flower Form2" blooms at the end of short branchlets.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive soil.
  • Growth RateModerate to fast.
  • PruningPrune after flowering to keep plants neat and tidy by removing dead or damaged branches.
  • Winter CareApply mulch to maintain soil moisture.
  • Additional InformationUnique form of a superb native shrub. Locate near a door or pathway to best enjoy its fragrance.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones4-9
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-4B  4/29/19 - 6/21/19 
5A  4/1/19 - 6/21/19 
5B  3/18/19 - 6/21/19 
6A-6B  3/4/19 - 6/21/19 
7A-7B  2/25/19 - 6/21/19 
8A-8B  2/18/19 - 5/24/19 
9A-10B  2/11/19 - 5/24/19 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 20th, 2019



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

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