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Akebia trifoliata

Three Leaf Akebia

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Akebia trifoliata
Principal Common Name Three Leaf Akebia
Common Name(s)
Synonym Clematis trifoliata, Akebia lobata
Description Large twining shrub with delicate three-lobed leaves and occasional clusters of purple vanilla-scented flowers. Fruit is edible.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity East Asia
Height Range 15 - 20 FT
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Compound : Fine : Soft
Form Edible : Shrub : Vine
Flower Color Purple
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun : Shade
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Edible : Foliage : Leaf

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