Akebia quinata (Chocolate Vine)


An eye-catching climber with beautiful maroon-chocolate flowers with a spicy chocolate vanilla fragrance. Bright green attractive three-lobed leaves contrast well with the flowers which appear in Spring. Semi-evergreen climber- (in mild winters).  It can produce large sausage -shaped fruits if you have two to cross pollinate. Likes moist well-drained rich fertile soil (mix plenty of organic matter will enrich the soil) likes full sun to partial shade.

Great climber for walls, fences and pergolas. Provide support with sturdy wires to attach to a fence or wall. Prune back to tidy when necessary. Hardy climber.

Grown in a 1 ltr pot size.

6 in stock