Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

Amur Peppervine, Porcelain Berry

Per NYS Regulation Part 575, this species is classified as an Invasive Species, and as a NYS based business we are not able to sell these seeds regardless of where the purchaser is located. We have this item listed for reference only.

  • Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification 

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata, also known as Amur Peppervine or Porcelain Berry, is a stunning and vigorous woody vine native to Asia. This deciduous climber can grow up to 20 meters and produces colorful, bright blue berries in the fall, making it a beautiful addition to any garden. The plant is often mistaken for grape species due to its close resemblance and non-adhesive tendrils that help it to twine like grapevines. However, it can be distinguished by its white stem pith that is continuous across the nodes, its bark with lenticels, and its leaves that are alternate, palmately lobed, and coarsely toothed. The plant prefers moist soils and can grow in a range of soil types, from sand to heavy clay. It also thrives in semi-shade and nutritionally poor soils. While monoecious, both male and female flowers are found on the same plant and are pollinated by insects. Porcelain Berry is a hardy and low-maintenance plant that can be pruned to ground level in spring, as it fruits on new growth. Overall, this ornamental plant is an excellent choice for creating beautiful and diverse landscapes.

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