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Akebia quinata, Chocolate Vine, Five-leaf Akebia

Akebia quinata

Chocolate Vine, Five-leaf Akebia
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Origin: Japan, China
Large shrub 5-10 ftVine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Akebia quinata grows to 10 m (30 ft) or more in height and has compound leaves with five leaflets. The flowers are clustered in racemes and are chocolate-scented, with three or four sepals. The fruits are sausage-shaped pods which contain edible pulp.

Plants are evergreen in mild winters. Since the chocolate vine growth rate is so fast, it makes an excellent cover for arbors, trellises, pergolas or fences.





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Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia

Akebia trifoliata

Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Origin: China, Korea, Japan
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousEdibleSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Akebia trifoliata is a deciduous Climber growing to 9 m (29ft 6in) at a fast rate.

Flavor varies greatly in akebias, even within the same species, with some individuals displaying a complex flavor profile resembling a mixture of banana, passionfruit and litchi, with others being mild, or even insipid.



Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia
Akebia trifoliata, Chocolate Vine, Three-leaf Akebia


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Alberta magna, Natal flame bush

Alberta magna

Natal flame bush
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: South Africa
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.

The Albertia manga's glossy leaves, brilliant flowers, and fruits, makes this is an aristocrat in gardens. It grows best in areas with moist climates,but doesn't like to be in areas with dry heat or cold temperatures.The Albertia manga is usually slow growing, but it will flower while still small.




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Allamanda x violacea Cabernet, Mini Red Allamanda, Cabernet Allamanda

Allamanda x violacea Cabernet

Mini Red Allamanda, Cabernet Allamanda
Family: Apocynaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunRegular waterPink flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This new hybrid between A. cathartica and A. violacea (bush and vine Allamanda) has amazing features: it is a compact bush that produces maroon-red blooms all year. Favorite wine-red flowers now are not only on a vining Allamanda, but also on a small bush! Spectacular flowering plant, great as a gift, as well as specimen container plant.





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Aloe arborescens, Tree Aloe, Krantz Aloe

Aloe arborescens

Tree Aloe, Krantz Aloe
Family: Asphodelaceae   (Formerly:Xanthorrhoeaceae)
Subfamily: Asphodeloideae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spiny

Tree Aloe is grown mainly as an ornamental or as an accent plant, but is also an excellent and impenetrable hedge plant. Established plants will survive a drought quite well, but for the benefit of the plant, water should be provided.





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