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Carolina Allspice

Native Shrub with Sweet Fragrance

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 6 - 8 feet
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Late spring.
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Carolina Allspice

Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameCalycanthus floridus
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread8 - 12 feet
  • Spacing6 - 12 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateLate spring.
  • Planting InstructionsSet at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm soil and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareApply mulch to maintain soil moisture.
  • Flower Form2" blooms at the end of short branchlets.
  • Foliage TypeDeciduous, lustrous, dark green foliage. Oval to oblong, 5 - 6" long. Very bold, golden-yellow fall color.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, organically rich, moisture retentive soil.
  • Watering RequirementWater regulary
  • PruningPrune after flowering to keep plants neat and tidy by removing dead or damaged branches.
  • Additional InformationUnique form of a superb native shrub. Locate near a door or pathway to best enjoy its fragrance.
  • Unique CharactersticsFlowers give way to brownish, urn-shaped fruits which mature in fall and persist throughout the winter. Also commonly called sweetshrub and strawberry bush because of the fragrant blooms that have a hint of pineapple, strawberry and banana. No serious insect or disease problems.
  • Shipped18-24" BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit6 - 8 feet
  • Growth RateModerate to fast.
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/7/18 - 6/22/18
5A 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5B 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
6A 3/12/18 - 6/22/18
6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/26/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/18/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/18/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 14th, 2018

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