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Sweetshrub

Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $9.99
    Reg. Price $13.99
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Restricted State/Provinces

Unfortunately local laws prevent us from shipping this item to the following locations.

AS, AZ, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI,

This fruit-scented shrub is a welcome addition to any garden. The lovely reddish-maroon flowers begin appearing in May, and a strawberry-banana-pineapple scent fills the air. It works especially well in shrub borders or around outdoor living areas.

  • Blooms from May to July, with striking reddish-maroon flowers
  • Produces a fragrant, fruity scent
  • Will be delivered at a height of 2'–3'

The Sweetshrub Grows in zones 4 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality

Shape

Oval

Growth Speed

Slow to Medium

Scientific Name

Calycanthus floridus

Mature Height

6' - 9'

Mature Spread

6' - 12'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade

Soil Preference

Acidic, Alkaline, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well Drained

History/Lore

The bark was supposedly used as a substitute for cinnamon in the past. Other common names include Carolina allspice, strawberry-shrub, Bubby blossom, Sweet Bubby, Sweet Betty and spicebush.

Planting Instructions

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