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Chinese Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus henryana

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

4m

8m

Min

2.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Chinese Virginia Creeper Overview

This vigorous climber has large dark green with bronze leaves that turn a stunning red in autumn before falling. It's flowers are an inconspicuous green but can develop into attractive blue black berries.

Common problems with Chinese Virginia Creeper

Can be attacked by red spider mite and vine weevil. It is generally disease free.

How to harvest Chinese Virginia Creeper

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Chinese Virginia Creeper

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Layering

Layer stems in summer.

Special features of Chinese Virginia Creeper

Attractive leaves

Attractive fruits

Ground cover

Autumn colour

Growing in partial or full shade produces the best autumn colour.

Other uses of Chinese Virginia Creeper

Plant in wall side borders and grow up. Ideal for covering un slightly walls or fences.