The plant prefers dry soil conditions such as sands and thin, rocky soils, where its roots are never waterlogged.
Full Shade - Less than three hours of sun per day.
Partial Shade - At least 4–6 hours of dappled sun.
Grows up to 6m in height with a 3m spread. Takes 10 years to reach maturity.
Fertile Loam – The soil type that we all love! It contains silt, sand and clay.
Sandy – Large particles that feel dry and gritty and can't hold water.
This plant will not survive cold temperatures.
The unripe green fruits can irritate the throat and the latex of the leaves and vines can cause skin rashes, as they both contain potassium oxalate. Can cause stomach upset if eaten, it can also be a skin & eye irritant. The leaves are also poisonous, particularly to animals.