Cissus

Cissus spp.

profile iconStarr 060810-8540 Cissus verticillata
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profile iconStarr 060810-8540 Cissus verticillata
by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
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Cissus is a genus containing around 324 evergreen, perennial, woody vine species distributed across the world, with most located in the tropics. These tendril climbing plants may require support for optimal growth. They are grown for their attractive foliage and multiple species are cultivated as common garden plants. Some are succulent and flowers tend to be small and discrete, coloured red or green-yellow.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Vitaceae
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