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Oriental Bittersweet

Oriental Bittersweet

Other Names

Asian Bittersweet
Asiatic Bittersweet
Chinese Bittersweet
Climbing Spindleberry
Round Leaved Bittersweet

Oriental Bittersweet Facts

The binomial name for Oriental Bittersweet is Celastrus orbiculatus. Also known as Asian Bittersweet, Asiatic Bittersweet, Chinese Bittersweet, Climbing Spindleberry, and Round Leaved Bittersweet.

Oriental Bittersweet Farms

It may be possible to find any oriental bittersweet farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Oriental Bittersweet Stories

Fall is a good time to check for noxious weeds and invasive species
Oriental bittersweet, Celastrus orbiculatus, right, is invasive and has yellow seed capsules with the seed clusters forming along older branches American bittersweet is native and not a problem plant. Oriental bittersweet is invasive and on the noxious ... Aitkin Independent Age [ story ]

Dangerous Beauty
Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) is one of the worst invaders in New England. The woody climbing vine is native to Eurasia, where lianas (or woody vines) are common. This climbing powerhouse can girdle trees, shade out natives, and ... Yesterday's Island/Today's Nantucket (blog) [ story ]

Unwanted guests that may be lurking around your property
Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) is a vine species native to Asia that was introduced originally as an ornamental in the 1860′s. It is now listed as one of the top 10 worst invasive plants in the James River Park System and its damage is ... Progress Index [ story ]

Photo - Boyd Nursery - McMinnville, Tennessee

Other Species

American Bittersweet

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