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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 in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens that we have visited. We have also incorporated comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have some additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing  Cissus gongylodes.
 
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