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A picture of a Bladdernut

Bladdernut

Staphylea spp.

Staphylea bolanderi 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bladdernut

Staphylea colchica 01
Staphylea bolanderi 3
Staphylea trifolia SCA-3462
Staphylea pinnata MS 4410
Staphylea trifolia SCA-3465

Bladdernut Overview

A small genus of deciduous trees and shrubs comprising of 11 species which are native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The common name for plants in this genus is bladdernut. They are cultivated for their clusters of bell-shaped flowers and inflated bladder-like, lobed fruit.

How to propagate Bladdernut

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood or greenwood cuttings in summer. Selected forms should only be increased by softwood or greenwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Bladdernut

Grown for their flowers and bladder-like fruits.