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A picture of a European Bladder Nut

European Bladder Nut

Staphylea pinnata

Also known as

Antony nut, Bladdernut

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

European Bladder Nut Overview

This is an upright shrub with pinnate green leaves and ovate leaflets. It bears fragrant bell-shaped, white-pink flowers followed by green-white fruits.

How to propagate European Bladder Nut

Seed

Propagate from seeds.

Cuttings

From cuttings in the summer.

Other uses of European Bladder Nut

Ornamental fruit, attractive foliage and flowers. (At one time, seeds were used to make rosaries).