|Botanical Name||Schisandra Chinensis|
|Mature Height||20 Feet|
|Mature Width||10 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-9|
ℹ Schisandra Berry, Five Flavor Berry, also commonly known as Chinese Magnolia Vine and Magnolia Berry, is a fast growing species that is most commonly grown for its berries. The berries have a very unusual flavor which is said to be comprised of all five major flavors: sweet, sour, salty, spicy, and bitter. Five Flavor Berry is one of the 50 fundamental herbs in traditional Chinese medicine and has been used for thousands of years to treat a large number of symptoms and diseases. The berries are used to make a traditional herbal tea called Magnolia Berry Tea (Omija-cha). The berries can be used both fresh and dried in a large variety of ways. Makes a great juice. Showy blossoms also add interest to the landscape.