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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Red
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Exfoliating
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Light Pink
  • Creamy White
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Light Yellow
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Light Green/Chartreuse
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Physocarpus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Podaras 3'
PP22362 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Lemon Candy Ninebark online. Lemon Candy Ninebark has yellow-green colored leaves that last from spring to fall with white flowers in the spring. Grows 2 to 3 feet tall and spreads 3 to 5 feet. Excellent to use for mixed borders and small hedges.

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Ninebark

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


2 gallon Potted

SKU: 11021

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(11 units available now - G)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 9115

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(256 units available now - SG)

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