Cats Claw Creeper
Also known as
Cat's-Claw, Catclaw Vine, Catclaw-Trumpet, Funnel-Creeper, Macfadyena
Starr 060526-8125 Macfadyena unguis-cati by Forest & Kim Starr (CC BY 3.0)
This plant has no fragrance
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Cats Claw Creeper Overview
Dolichandra unguis-cati is also known as Cat's Claw Creeper. It is an invasive evergreen climber, capable of growing high into trees or covering shrubs. This species invades forest margins, woodlands, plantations, roadsides and urban open spaces, naturally found in tropical dry forest areas. It is invasive in many countries, having first been introduced in many parts of the world as an ornamental vine. Flowers are bright yellow, tubular to trumpet-shaped, with 5 spreading, rounded petals.
Common problems with Cats Claw Creeper
Generally problem free
How to harvest Cats Claw Creeper
Generally not harvested
How to propagate Cats Claw Creeper
Seeds germinate easily in most soil types.
You can propagate from seed or cuttings.
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