Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia - Delivered By ServeScape
Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia-ServeScape
Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia-ServeScape
Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia-ServeScape
Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia-ServeScape
Akebia quinata ~ Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia-ServeScape

Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia

Akebia quinata


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The Chocolate Vine is a deciduous or semi-evergreen vine known for its attractive, compound leaves and fragrant, chocolate-purple flowers that bloom in the spring. The flowers are followed by elongated, edible fruits that have a sweet taste, hence the name "Chocolate Vine".

This plant is quite adaptable and can grow in a variety of conditions, but it prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It's also a fast grower and can reach up to 20-40 feet in length, making it a great choice for covering fences, trellises, or arbors.

One thing to note about the Chocolate Vine is that it can become invasive in some areas due to its rapid growth and self-seeding habit. Therefore, it's important to monitor its spread and remove any unwanted seedlings promptly.

Type: 

Perennial, Vine

Height:

20’ - 40’ 

Spread: 

6’ - 9’

Spacing: 

10’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest:

SpringFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Water regularly. Extremely aggressive spreader- Plant roots in contained area and away from plants it can climb to prevent smothering.  Listed as invasive in the Southeast.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Rock Gardens, Groundcover, Walls and trellises, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Clematis, Rudbeckia, Coneflower

IMAGES: Photo by Leonora (Ellie) EnkingAkebia quinata (Chocolate Vine), (2) Robin Chubret2016-04-14-141246-Akebia-fleurCC BY-SA 4.0, (3) Ursus sapienAkebia quinata (vine, fruits, flowers) 10CC BY-SA 4.0, (4) monadoAkebia quinata leafCC BY-SA 2.5, (5) Asio otusPflanze-Akebia3-AsioCC BY-SA 3.0, (6) Ursus sapienAkebia quinata (vine, fruits, flowers) 03CC BY-SA 4.0

*As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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