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AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Additional Plant Details

  • Good to know - to ensure pollination grow 2 plants of the same species (not the same clone)
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    Pests & Diseases - none.

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    Place of Origin - China, Korea, Japan.

  • Scented Plant: Scented flowers - spicily fragrant.

Delivery Information

Now is our busy period - orders are being packed 6 days a week, however please remember it may be 14 days before you RECEIVE your plants.
After our recent success at Chelsea we are receiving unprecedented demand which means that until we clear the backlog orders over £80 may take up to 21 days to be despatched.

We regret to inform you that we cannot currently accept orders for export outside of the UK until the autumn

Orders can also be collected in person from our Nurseries, or some of our shows - just tell us during the checkout process.

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AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Chocolate vine

Unusual delicate creamy-white flowered variety which makes a pleasant contrast to the more common dark form

Hardiness Rating

Hardy - cold Winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)

Mature Dimensions
overall height and width of plant once mature

Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)

Plant Type

Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if growns on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and self-clinging - twining climber. Produces flowers in pendent racemes to 12cm (4in) long in spring, possibly followed by fruit to 10cm (4in) long.
Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - rounded leaves 4-8cm (1½-3in) long, composed of usually 5 oblong to obovate, entire leaflets, notched at the tips. Leaves, dark green above and blue-green beneath take on a purple tint in winter.

Preferred Location

Full Sun
Full Sun

Soil Conditions

Fertile moist well-drained soil

Flowers In


Buy AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Pot size: 2.5 or 3 Litre
Delivery: Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2015
£17.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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