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Products > Cissus gongylodes
 
Cissus gongylodes - Winged Stemmed Grape Ivy

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Vine
Family: Vitaceae (Grapes)
Origin: South America
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Creamy White
Bloomtime: Summer/Fall
Height: Climbing (Vine)
Width: Spreading
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Cissus gongylodes (Winged Stemmed Grape Ivy) - Unusual evergreen vine from Brazil, Paraguay and Peru with red-winged, square, semi-succulent stems and medium green grape-like leaves. Plant in full sun (coastal) to shade. Regular water. Give support. Hardy to zone 9. A conversation piece at the least!  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in the San Marcos Growers library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in our nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we may have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Cissus gongylodes.
 
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