Akebia quinata


Chocolate vine. A climber form China and Japan, growing up to 10 m (32 ft) high; semi-evergreen with fragrant flowers. The seed pods it produces in good summers contain a delicious chocolate-like edible pulp, while the young shoots are edible raw or pickled. Leaves are used to make a tea. Stems are sometimes used for basketry. Prefers a sunny site; hardy to -23°C.

Out of stock (for plants, stocks go live in mid July)

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Weight 2.00 kg