NAME: Chocolate Vine
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Threeleaf Akebia / Wild Banana
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Akebia Trifoliata
COLOR: Red-Brown Flowers
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Cold Stratify / Indoors weeks before last frost
BLOOM TIME: Mid Spring (April)
HARDINESS ZONE: 4 - 8
PLANT HEIGHT: 4 - 6'
PLANT SPACING: 9 - 12"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 15 Seeds
OTHER: The Chocolate Vine is a fast growing ornamental with edible fruit. The beautiful flowers are fragrant with a sweet light chocolate scent! The fruit pods are 5" long & look like bluish-purple cucumbers! The pulp of the fruit is eaten, & can be enjoyed raw, dried, or used to make juice, wine, or jelly. The pulp is gelatinous & has a sweet delicate tropical flavor, slightly similar to coconut milk. These lovely plants can grow in full shade, & will tolerate rocky, sandy, or clay soil. The Chocolate Vine’s leaves are evergreen in warmer climates. The leaves are used to make a tea, & the stems are used for basket weaving.
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Apr 22, 2021
Considering my lackadaisical sowing techniques I am happy I got almost 1/2 germination. Some beautiful healthy plants coming up :)
Apr 7, 2021
Looking forward to growing these. Thanks!
Apr 1, 2021
I will purchase again. Quality and packaging satisfaction.
Mar 7, 2021
I have cold stratified these and hope they will grow in my area. It's exciting to try these new things!
Feb 22, 2021