TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


Pictogram Guide · Mouse over pictogram for definition

Schisandra sp., Magnolia Vine
Schisandra sphenanthera

Schisandra sp.

Magnolia Vine
Family: Schisandraceae
Origin: China
Vine or creeperSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.EdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Schisandra is a woody vine which bears numerous clusters of tiny, bright red berries.

Schisandra chinensis is a plant which bears fruit containing one or more naturally-occurring adaptogens, which have been shown to maintain the body's systemic tonicity and balance, improve concentration and attention-span, and increase acuity of vision and hearing. Schisandra is one of the most effective phytoadaptogen. Its berries are used in traditional Chinese medicine.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/schisandra_sp.htm