Three-leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine Akebia trifoliata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Akebia trifoliata

Family:

LARDIZABALACEAE

Genus:

Akebia

Species:

trifoliata

Common Name:

Three-leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine

Seeds Per Pound:
14,982
Quantity:
2.14 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
16
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Japan
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 2.14 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
10 g
29.50
1 oz
49.95
1 lb
499.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Akebia is a genus of five species of flowering plant, within the family Lardizabalaceae. The scientific name, akebia, is a Latinization of the Japanese name for species Akebia quinata: akebi. more...
* The fruit has a delicate flavour and a soft juicy texture. The flavour can be enhanced by the addition of a little lemon juice.
* Valued more as a novelty, the fruit looks somewhat like a deep-purple coloured sausage. The fruit is 7 - 13cm long.
* The dried young leaves are used as a tea substitute. more...