AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

Commonly known as Chocolate vine

Unusual delicate creamy-white flowered variety which makes a pleasant contrast to the more common dark form
Further Reading....
  • 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.
  • Cream
    Creamy white
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • 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. Flowers are sometomes followed by sausage-shaped fruit to 10cm (4in) long
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

AKEBIA quinata 'Alba'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£20.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    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.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Pendent racemes to 12cm (4¾in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Spicily fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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