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AKEBIA quinata

Commonly known as Chocolate vine



Semi-evergreen climber with reddish purple fragrant flowers
£14.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only

  • Good to know - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune in 1845. To ensure cross-pollination grow 2 plants of the same species (not of 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/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Height - 10m (30ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - twining climber. Produces flowers in pendent racemes to 12cm (5in) long 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 5 leaflets.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
  • Scented flowers - spicily fragrant.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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Buy Varieties of AKEBIA quinata

AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

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Commonly known as: Chocolate vine.
Unusual delicate creamy-white flowered variety which makes a pleasant contrast to the more common dark form
£17.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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