Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine

  • A stunning semi-evergreen, fast growing climber that originates from China, Korea and Japan.

  • In the spring (April-May), maroon-chocolate coloured flowers are in bloom which give off a slight sweet scent. The flowers stand out beautifully against its bright green leaves that are composed of five obovate leaflets. The leaves are known to have a slight purple tinge during the winter months. It is great for training against a wall.

  • For optimum growth, it is best to be planted in sunny or half shade and on moist soil. It can withstand temperatures as low as -20c. Excellent quality, 10cm tall starter plant in a 7cm square pot.

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