AMPELOPSIS brevipedunculata 'Elegans'

('Tricolor') - leaves attractively mottled white and tinged pink. Not vigorous
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    3-lobed or 5-lobed palmate leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long, hairy beneath
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • 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
    woody climber. Produces axillary cymes of small flowers followed by spherical, pinkish purple, later clear blue berries 5mm (¼in) across
  • 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
    A sunny site encourages fruiting.

AMPELOPSIS brevipedunculata 'Elegans'

 
  • Additional Features
    Berries
    These plants have berries.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Northeastern Asia.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • 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
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    restrict roots for better fruiting.
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Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 'Elegans' - Growing Guide

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