CISSUS striata

Commonly known as Ivy of Uruguay, Miniature grape ivy

Evergreen vine with handsome glossy leaves. An excellent plant for a north facing wall
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    3- to 5-palmate leaves, 4-7cm (1½-3in) long, composed of leathery, glossy, mid-green leaflets. Green flowers in cymes, 3cm (1¼in) long followed by glossy, black berries.
  • Green
  • Height
    8-12m (26-39ft)
  • Spread
    0.5-1m (20-39in)
  • 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
    Slender, vigorous climber with tendrils. Produces flowers in small cymes 3cm (1¼in) long followed by glossy, black berries
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Against a wall
    Or over a pergola or to cover a tree stump.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CISSUS striata

 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mite, whiteflies, mealy bugs, under glass.
    Place of origin
    Southern Brazil to Chile.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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