Akebia quinata

Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia

Family: Lardizabalaceae Lardizabala

Type Vine
USDA Hardiness range 4B - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Purple, red
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Arbor
Height 20' to 40' / 6.00m to 12.20m
Spread 20' to 40' / 6.00m to 12.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Semi-evergreen
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Lavender, purple
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy