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Other common names
Chinese Virginia creeper silver-vein creeper
Ampelopsis henryana Cissus henryana hort.
Parthenocissus are vigorous deciduous climbers with either tendrils or disk-like suckers, and lobed or palmate leaves which often colour brilliantly in autumn. Inconspicuous green flowers are sometimes followed by attractive blue or black berries
P. henryana is a vigorous large deciduous climber, the leaves dark velvety green or tinged bronze, with 3-5 silvery-veined leaflets. Small dark blue berries amongst reddish foliage in autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
For the best autumn colour, site in partial shade or full shade. It thrives in any fertile, well-drained soil
Propagate by layering or hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Pruning Pruning group 11 in early winter, can also be cut back in summer if need be
Pests May get glasshouse red spider mite and vine weevil
Generally disease free
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