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Chocolate Vine

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Akebia quinata

  • Pretty purple flowers have a vanilla-chocolate scent.
  • In good Summers large sausage-shaped purple fruits are produced.
  • Semi Evergreen.
  • Partially self fertile.

Supplied as a pot grown plant approximately 2 feet (60 cm) tall including pot.

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With the 'Chocolate' part of this pretty climber's common name coming from the scent of its flower it is often overlooked that this is also a fruiting plant!

Given support, this will easily grow to 20 - 30 feet (6 - 10 metres) with a similar spread. Early in the Spring beautiful dark purple, almost wax like, flowers cover the vine and give off a scent of chocolate vanilla.

After a good long Summer, purple sausage-shaped fruit are formed. Within the thick skin will be found a lovely creamy white pulp that has a lovely sweet flavour. Whilst partially self fertile, growing several Chocolate Vines will ensure pollination.

  • Thrive in all soil types except those prone to laying wet.
  • Happy in partial shade or full sun.
  • Vigorous and strong growing.

How To...

How To Grow Exotic Fruits
Basic guidance on how to plant and growing exotic fruits including Loquats, Citrus, Pineapple Guavas, Olives, Pomegranates and Passion Fruits.

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