Schisandra chinensis is a valuable climber native to China and Korea, grown for ornamental and medicinal purposes as well as for consumption. It has handsome elliptic or oval deep green leaves with red petioles. In autumn the leaves change colour to yellow. The stems are brown, reach 10m (30 feet) in height and grow at a rate of 1m (3 feet) a year. They can be either twined round the support or spread along the ground.
|Hardiness||Fully hardy |
|Sun||Light shadow / sun|