Akebia trifoliata australis plant (Chocolate Vine) 1 year old
very well rooted.
Plant will be shipped soil less with roots wrapped in wet media during it's dormancy. After it break it's dormancy March-April - it will be potted in soil and will be shipped in small plastic container with soil. Plant is 1 year old.
Akebia trifoliata australis
Common Name Akebia, Three Leaf Akebia
USDA hardiness 5-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocky places in woods and thickets to 1800 meters. Semi deciduous forest margins, open forest along valleys, scrub on hillsides and by streams at elevations of 200 - 2100 meters.
Range E. Asia - China, Japan and Korea.
Weed Potential No
Bloom Color: Purple, Red Main Bloom Time: Early spring, Late spring, Mid spring. Form: Variable height, Variable spread.
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Akebia trifoliata is a deciduous Climber growing to 9 m (29ft 6in) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone 5 and is not frost tender. It is in flower in April, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant). Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in full shade (deep woodland) semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Shady Edge; North Wall.
Edible Parts: Fruit.
Edible Uses: Tea.
Fruit - raw. Sweet but insipid. The fruit has a delicate flavor and a soft juicy texture. The flavor can be enhanced by the addition of a little lemon juice. Valued more as a novelty, the fruit looks somewhat like a deep-purple colored sausage. The fruit is 7 - 13cm long. The dried young leaves are used as a tea substitute.
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Analgesic; Antibacterial; Antifungal; Anti-inflammatory; Ant tumor; Blood tonic; Cardio tonic; Diuretic;
The stems are analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti tumor. blood tonic, cardio tonic, diuretic, emmenagogue and galactogogue. Taken internally, it controls gram-positive bacterial and fungal infections and is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, lack of menstruation, to improve lactation etc. The stems are harvested in the autumn and dried for later use.
The peeled stems are very pliable. They can be bleached and used in basket making.
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Plants will be shipped, in the box with tracking number withing USA.
Plant will be shipped soil less with roots wrapped in wet media during it's dormancy. After it break it's dormancy March-April - it will be potted in soil and will be shipped in small plastic container with soil.
I prefer to ship beginning of the week,but during spring time almost every day.
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