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Vitis coignetiae

Type Climber, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Low Growing or Spreading Plant
Size Climbing or Spreading Plant
Colours Green Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Vitis coignetiae - Cultivation Notes

The ornamental vine should be trained over walls, trellis or pergolas. They prefer a well drained poor soil, which will stop rampant growth. Plant in full sun, ideally a hot dry south facing area. Prune out old growth and shorten new in autumn.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Vitis coignetiae:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Vitis coignetiae

  • Invasive top growth

Design & Plant Use for Vitis coignetiae:

  • Provides extended interest with blossom, berries and autumn colour
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures
  • Flowering climbing plant for added interest on walls and structures

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Common Missspellings: Vites, Vytis, Vietis

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