Schisandra rubriflora

Schisandra rubriflora

Magnolia vine

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

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Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Schisandra rubriflora
  • Common name: Magnolia vine
  • Family: Schisandraceae
  • Plant Type: Climber, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Magnolia vine, Schisandra rubriflora, is a twining, shade-loving deciduous climber native to China and the Himalayas. It has leathery green leaves and pretty deep-red flowers. Pea-sized, bright red berries are borne on dangling spikes in summer.

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Grow Schisandra rubriflora in moist, fertile soil in a shady spot such as against a shady wall. Alternatively train it to grow through a tree in a woodland garden. Avoid letting the soil dry out.

How to grow Schisandra rubriflora

  • Plant size

    12m height

    4m spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy
  • Soil type: Boggy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does fruit in June

Plant does fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does not fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Schisandra rubriflora and wildlife

Schisandra rubriflora has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Schisandra rubriflora poisonous?

Schisandra rubriflora has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People