Akebia trifoliata (Thunb.) Koidz.

Chocolate Vine, Threeleaf Akebia


Family: Lardizabalaceae

Genus: Akebia

Category: Vine - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 30' tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Description: 

Foliage in clusters of 3 leaflets, hence the name. Semi-evergreen. Twining climber.

Cultivars: 

History: 

Native to China, Taiwan and Japan.

Published in Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 39: 310 in 1925.

Basionym Clematis trifoliata Thunb.

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