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I purchased two celastrus scanden vines two years ago; they have grown enormously but have not produced the berries I wanted for my winter garden. I have either two males or two females I suppose. Both produced very tiny tiny sprays of flowers ... how do I tell if these are male or female? I am trying to avoid the expense of buying another set of male and female plants. Your help will be appreciated.

Dear Terry,

Both male and female vines need to be grown if fruit is desired.

The following may be helpful:


Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.

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