Known as 'Chocolate Vine' Akeibia quinata is a semi-evergreen climbing shrub that sports bright green foliage with obovate leaflets notched at the tips of the leaves. The foliage of this plant is accompanied with reddish-purple flowers that bloom between March and May, they have a spicy fragrance with hints of vanilla, in warmer climates it can produce large, sausage-shaped fruits. This variety prefers fully sunny or partially shaded positions in the garden, ideal for training against a wall or over a pergola, it can also tolerate most types of soil provided it is well-drained.
Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only. Ongoing plant maintenance within our nursery is essential, meaning some lines are pruned back at certain times of the year to encourage new growth.
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