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Jackson Smilax is a hardy native evergreen vine. It got its name when it was used to decorate tables in Alabama when Stonewall Jackson came to town. There are many specimens used to frame doorways in Birmingham and Huntsville. It is a wonderful Christmas green. It grows from an underground tuber which serves as a storage chamber for water and sugars. Some sites say it grows as tall as 12 feet, but in my experience a vine with a large tuber system can easily reach twice that length. It requires a few years to reach it’s maximum potential. And don’t worry about the thorns-this vine, unlike other Smilax,has none.

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Gold Hill Plant Farm

Jackson Smilax is a hardy native evergreen vine. It got its name when it was used to decorate tables in Alabama when Stonewall Jackson came to town. There are many specimens used to frame doorways in Birmingham and Huntsville. It is a wonderful Christmas green. It grows from an underground tuber which serves as a storage chamber for water and sugars. Some sites say it grows as tall as 12 feet, but in my experience a vine with a large tuber system can easily reach twice that length. It requires a few years to reach it’s maximum potential. And don’t worry about the thorns-this vine, unlike other Smilax,has none.

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Seller Information

Gold Hill Plant Farm

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Location
Work 1451 County Rd. 21 Waverly, AL 36879 USA
Rating
96.30 (54)

DoLeaf seller since:
Feb 20, 2010

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Jackson Smilax Vine

Smilax smallii

Jackson Smilax is a hardy native evergreen vine. It got its name when it was used to decorate tables in Alabama when Stonewall Jackson came to town. There are many specimens used to frame doorways in Birmingham and Huntsville. It is a wonderful Christmas green. It grows from an underground tuber which serves as a storage chamber for water and sugars. Some sites say it grows as tall as 12 feet, but in my experience a vine with a large tuber system can easily reach twice that length. It requires a few years to reach it’s maximum potential. And don’t worry about the thorns-this vine, unlike other Smilax,has none.


  • Sun Preference: Full Sun to Partial Shade

    Full Sun to Partial Shade

  • Growth Rate: Medium

    Medium

  • Minimum Growing Zone: 7

    Zone 7

  • Shipping Form: Bareroot

    Bareroot

Jackson Smilax is a hardy native evergreen vine. It got its name when it was used to decorate tables in Alabama when Stonewall Jackson came to town. There are many specimens used to frame doorways in Birmingham and Huntsville. It is a wonderful Christmas green. It grows from an underground tuber which serves as a storage chamber for water and sugars. Some sites say it grows as tall as 12 feet, but in my experience a vine with a large tuber system can easily reach twice that length. It requires a few years to reach it’s maximum potential. And don’t worry about the thorns-this vine, unlike other Smilax,has none.

Adult Height: 5.0' - 20.0'

Shipping: $8.00
Each Additional Item Ships For: $4.00

Shipping Restrictions: Not available for shipment to AK, AZ, CA, HI, OR, WA.

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