An unusual vigorous twinning climber with clusters of sweetly-scented violet-plum blooms, nestled amongst bright green semi-evergreen foliage. Known as the 'Chocolate Vine' for the sweet tasting sausage shaped fruit that follow the chocolaty scented flowers. Native to China and Japan, where the vines were traditionally woven into baskets. Its mature height is 4m after 5-10 years and once established it needs only very gentle pruning. 9cm pot plants supplied.
|Mature Height||400 cm|
|Mature Spread||300 cm|
|Plant Spacing||300 cm|
|Planting||Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the roots.|
|Soil Type||Moist, well drained soil - Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam|
Growing at a glance…
You can prune regularly to keep under control as this is a climbing plant by nature.This premium climber is hardy in most parts of the UK, with temperatures as low as -15 degrees.Suitable for plant in most types of well drained garden soil, although moist and fertile is often best. Plant in full sun or in partial shade.