Smilax pseudo-china - Plant

Smilax pseudochina is a perennial herb in the greenbriar family. It is commonly called bamboo vine or false chinaroot.

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About Smilax pseudo

Smilax pseudochina is a perennial herb in the greenbriar family. It is commonly called bamboo vine or false chinaroot. Its range extends up the Atlantic Coast of the United States, from Long Island in New York State south to Georgia.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name greenbriers, False China Root
Maximum Reachable Height 6ft 7in
Flower Colour brown
Bloom Time May to July
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Leave the foliage until it turns brown in the fall. This is important so that the plant stores energy for next year’s flowering.
  • Cut down the dead stalks in the late fall or early spring.

    Smilax pseudo care

    Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing plant. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 55°C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Smilax pseudo special feature

    Smilax pseudochina is a deciduous Climber growing to 2 m (6ft 7in).

    Smilax pseudo uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • The root is astringent and slightly tonic
    • It is specific in the treatment of syphilis
    • The parched and powdered leaves have been used as a dressing on burns and scalds
    • The wilted leaves have been used as a poultice on boils

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Smilax pseudo?

    Smilax pseudo is commonly known as greenbriers, False China Root

    How tall do Smilax pseudo grow?

    On average Smilax pseudo grows 6ft 7in

    What color are Smilax pseudo?

    A Smilax pseudo plant bears flowers of color brown

    When Smilax pseudo blooms?

    With enough light, Smilax pseudo may produce brown flowers in May to July

    How hard is Smilax pseudo to grow?

    A Smilax pseudo is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Smilax pseudo need?

    A Smilax pseudo prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Smilax pseudo need?

    A Smilax pseudo prefers watering medium

    What kind of soil does a Smilax pseudo need?

    A Smilax pseudo prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Smilax pseudo like?

    A Smilax pseudo prefers 55°C

    How often should I fertilize my Smilax pseudo?

    To encourage Smilax pseudo growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.

    Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

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