Chinese Virginia Creeper

Parthenocissus henryana

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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.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Layering

Layer stems in summer.

Special features

Attractive leaves

Attractive fruits

Ground cover

Autumn colour

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

Special features

Origin

China, Asia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

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

Personality

Family

Vitaceae

Flower colour

Green

Scent

None

Problems

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