Plants: Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine

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Chocolate Vine Akebia Quinata

Known as Mu-Tong in Chinese medicine, it has been used for laryngitis and dry coughs, urinary stones, and bladder problems. A decoction is made from the dried stem of the vine. The plant is a shrubby vine that is cold hardy to 18 degrees. Can be raised as an evergreen vine in warmer climates. Has very fragrant flowers and large fruits that have a tapioca-like flavor.

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