Asiatic Bittersweet, Asian Bittersweet, Bittersweet, Japanese Bittersweet, Oriental Staff Vine, Staff Vine.
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 4 - 8.
Height - Approx. 30 ft (10 m).
Cultivation - Full Sun, or partial shade. Most well drained, sites.
Propagation - By seeds, by cuttings.
Other - Related to native American Celastrus scandens, Oriental Bittersweet, is a vigorous propagator, to the point of being considered noxious weed in Vermont, and North Carolina, and banned/prohibited one in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. So, if you live in these states, please mind the regulations, and don't grow it. That said, and, if you happen to live near already existing plants, you may as well, enjoy their pretty foliage, and berry display.
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