Akebia quinata 1 | About-garden.com

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine Plants / Climber Plants

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 …

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Akebia quinata - Chocolate Vine

Also known as Five-Leaved Akebia. A very hardy Japanese climber with astonishingly fragrant deep purple flowers followed by elongated edible fruit. Climbs readily and can also be used as a ground cover. Compound, leathery leaves are unusual in appearance. Evergreen in mild climates. Tolerant of partial …