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Tetrastigma voinierianum

Chestnut vine

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Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Height10m to 15m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourYellowish green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Tetrastigma voinierianum (Chestnut vine). This is an evergreen climbing plant which has a thick stem with jointed segments. The leaves are divided into 5 glossy green leaflets which are densely hairy underneath. The yellow-green flowers appear in mid summer.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub or Vine

Other common names

Lizard plant

Origin

Malaysia, Indonesia to N. Australia

Interest and use

Indoor plant

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are frost tender and will grow best in subtropical to tropical areas. They will prefer moist, humus-rich soil.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds, cuttings, or by layering.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Red spider mites under glass.

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