Akebia trifoliata is a deciduous, strong-growing, climber in the Lardizabalaceae family. It produces varieable-shaped leaves in spring coloured a beautiful bronze shade. Foliage slowly turns dark green and cascades of deep red-purple, cup-shaped flowers appear in spring. Leading on to purple sausage-shaped fruits.
Generally not harvested
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
A perfect climber for wall side borders or borders provided there is a trellis or tree for it to scramble up.
Generally pest & disease free