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Buy AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

£17.00 each
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2.5 or 3 Litre

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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2015

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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
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AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

  • Good to know - to ensure pollination grow 2 plants of the same species (not the same clone)
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of Origin - China, Korea, Japan.
  • 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)
  • Height - in metres - 10m (30ft)
  • 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.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented flowers - spicily fragrant.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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