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Name:    Emily
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Date: Around 1999  


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I was amazed at the recent craft show with the beaty of bittersweet. Although this plant grows in wild, would I be able to buy a plant through any nursery and make it grow? We live in central Ontario. (zone 4b). I truly appreciate your answer. Thank you.



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Bittersweet:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solanum_dulcamara

Asian bittersweet is highly invasive.

Check with your local nurseries and local agricultural extension service.

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.



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