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Carolina Allspice

  • SKU: 10636
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Carolina Allspice

Grown since Colonial times, also called Sweet Shrub. Grows 6-9 ft. tall with deep burgundy late-spring blooms. Carolina Allspice has a heavenly fragrance similar to strawberries. Thrives in sun or partial shade.

Flowering shrubs are bargains in beauty. They produce a profusion of flowers and foliage a feast for or senses and seem equally attractive to birds, butterflies and hummingbirds. Even when they're not in bloom, many add interest to the landscape. Shrubs grow fast, last nearly forever and require a minimum care.
Product Details
  • FormDense, bushy broad rounded.
  • LightFull sun to partial shade.
  • Height6 - 8 feet.
  • Spread8 - 12 feet.
  • Spacing6 - 12 feet.
  • Zones4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • FoliageGlossy deep green, corrugated foliage.
  • Flower FormDistinctive 1 - 2 inch auburn flowers, reddish-brown-some say burgundy.
  • BloomsLate spring.
  • FruitGreen turning to light brown, somewhat woody at maturity, bell-shaped "capsule", 1 - 1 1/2 inches long.
  • Soil RequirementsRich well-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate to fast growth rate.
  • PruningPrune after flowering to keep plants neat and tidy by removing dead or damaged branches.
  • CommentsNative shrub with sweet fragrance. Delightful, rounded shrub combines delightful fragrance, pretty blooms and eye-catching yellow fall foliage. Carolina Allspice, also called Sweetshrub and Strawberry Bush, is native to the United States and easy to grow. This deciduous shrub produces reddish-brown fragrant blooms that have hints of pineapple, strawberry and banana. The flowers give way to urn-shaped fruits which mature in the fall. Its dark green, lustrous leaves are aromatic when crushed and, in autumn, turn yellow. Because of its lovely fragrance, many gardeners plant this shrub near patios and entrances where its fragrance can be enjoyed. It's also a good choice for shrub borders and foundation plantings.
  • Botanical NameCalycanthus floridus
  • Size2 inch flowers.
  • DepthPlant up to the stain on the bareroot plant, firm soil and water thoroughly.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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