STAUNTONIA hexaphylla

Vigorous climber with scented violet-tinged white flowers in spring and egg-shaped purplish fruits
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Produces 3- to 7-palmate mid- to dark-green leaves to 15cm (6in) long with oval to elliptic, leathery leaflets.
  • White
    Violet tinged
  • Height
    10m (33ft) or more.
  • 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
    Fast-growing, dioecious climber. Produces racemes of flowers to 2cm (¾in) across. If pollinated, female produce ellipsoid, edible fruits.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Warm, sheltered spot.

STAUNTONIA hexaphylla

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    South Korea, Japan
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest
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  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
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