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Carolina Allspice
Carolina Allspice-Calycanthus floridus leaves are aromatic when bruised. Also commonly called sweet shrub and strawberry bush in reference to the fragrant blooms which have been described as combining hints of pineapple, strawberry and banana.

Carolina Allspice is a dense rounded deciduous shrub with a suckering habit which grows 6 - 9 feet (less frequently to 12 feet) tall with an equal or slightly greater spread. Carolina Allspice features very fragrant, brown to reddish-brown flowers (2" across) which bloom at the ends of short branch lets in May. Carolina Allspice flowers give way to brownish, urn-shaped fruits (seed capsules) which mature in fall and persist throughout the winter.

Carolina Allspice has lustrous, dark green (pale beneath), ovate to elliptic leaves to 6 inches long turn golden yellow in fall. Sweet scented reddish-brown flowers; resistant to disease and insect damage; makes excellent border shrub; adapts to many soil types; easily transplanted; toxic to cows Place Carolina Allspice near front door, patio or other living areas where the fragrant flower aroma may be enjoyed. Shrub borders. Foundations. Native plant areas.

Order in multiples of 5 plants per order.
Offered: As listed on order form
5 premium grade 2 yr - 1 to 2 foot for - $13.95

Planting Zones: 4-9
Plant Type: Deciduous
Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil Conditions: Well Drained
Height at Maturity: 6 - 10 ft
Growth Rate: Fast
Fruiting: Yes
Flowering: Yes
Bloom Color: Red
Fragrant: Yes
Bloom Season: Spring, Summer

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