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Carolina Allspice

Calycanthus floridus

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Also known as

Spicebush, Common Sweetshrub, Strawberry Bush, Eastern Sweetshrub, Strawberry-Shrub, Allspice

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

3m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Carolina Allspice - 23cm pot - Deciduous Shrub - Calycanthus floridus

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Carolina Allspice - 23cm pot - Deciduous Shrub - Calycanthus floridus

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Carolina Allspice Overview

This species will produce unusual deep red flowers, which have a rich fragrance which is similar to the strawberry. The foliage is very attractive and will fall in the autumn. This species is easy to grow and will prefer partial shade in warm areas and will also tolerate full sun in a cooler climates.

How to propagate Carolina Allspice

Cuttings

Propagate by layering branches, rooting softwood cuttings in summer.

Layering

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Carolina Allspice

Fragrance, foliage, ornamental urn-shaped fruit in winter, specimen