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Strongylodon macrobotrys, Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine

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 Strongylodon macrobotrys
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine
Origin: Philippines
Vine or creeperFull sunRegular waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersUnusual color

Flowers have a beautiful seagreen/turquoise color that is almost beyond description. This color is extremely rare in the plant world. The bloom is a pendant, clustered birds beak like inflorescence up to 4 1/2 ft. long and puts on a spectacular show when in bloom. Often used in Lei making. Can be grown indoors. The hue is probably the rarest in the world of flowers. A vigorous grower once established, it can reach 30-40 ft tall, but is perfect for a pergola where the blooming clusters can hang down. Specimen vine. Blooming season: winter-spring. Cannot stand hard freeze or drought. Grows best in Zones 9-11. Young leaves had very dark, almost black color. As the leaf matures, it turns deep green.


 Strongylodon macrobotrys, Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine

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3 stages of leaf age: dark, pale and green
Strongylodon macrobotrys, Turquoise Jade Vine, Blue Jade Vine

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Hendrik.Krijt
richards bay KZN RSA
7 Oct 2018
Tom.

Mine also blooms fine, but all my efforts have not resulted in seed. Would you care to share your method of pollination?

Hendrik.
Tom
Hollywood
USDA Zone:10
11 Apr 2018
Jade vines will bloom in late Feb. to April. They must be as thick as your thumb to do so. As with all plants too much nitrogen inhibits flowering. The plant wants full sun, shaded roots, and lots and lots of water. definitely get a pergola to train this thing on or you will sorely regret it..how do I know? never mind! I taught myself to hand pollinate this plant and am anticipating a nice crop of seeds and then many plants to distribute to motivated gardeners.
Gus
Coral Gables, Florida
USDA Zone:11
16 Jul 2015
I purchased a jade vine from your nursery two years ago. Just recently I noticed that the leaves are turning yellow, of which it has never happened. Currently, I have this vine growing on a huge pot and every now and then I add miracle grow. Is this normal or do I need to add a special fertilizer? Please elaborate and make any recommendations.

Thanks
Angelina
Russia
24 Mar 2015
expensive ? Do you deliver to Russia ? ;)) ))
Neal Fujiwara
Wailuku, HI USA
10 Feb 2015
Do you ship to Hawaii?
james
philippines
21 Jul 2012
Can anyone with jade vine in the tropics tell me if they ever bloom? was wondering if they only bloom in cool climate. thanks.
Paula
Kihei, HI USA
USDA Zone:HI
6 May 2012
I just discovered one of these along my back fence---growing wild for who knows how long! it has two seed pods, but no flowers. Can it be grown from these seeds?
John Gosden
Phuket, Thailand
10 Mar 2012
This has been flowering with me for the last 3 years. It started when it was 4 years from planting as a young vine. The flowers do not last in full sun - they bleach and fall, but in half or full shade they last well. Many visitors ask if it is an artificial flower hanging in the tree (it is growing up and through a mango)!
Laura Metrick
Dania Beach, Florida
USDA Zone:10
2 Oct 2010
I purchased the Jade Vine after a cold South Florida winter and the vine arrived partially dead. After waiting 2 weeks to repot, all leaves fell off. I repotted the plant and it didn't make it. But, the disclaimer says:

Plant is fragile and purchase at own risk. No refunds. When I purchased it, it was $49 and not the plant is $69. I'm not sure I want to invest in another one. They are gorgeous,though.
Kim-Anh Anderson
San Diego, Ca USA
USDA Zone:9-1
6 Feb 2009
It's absolutely gorgeous! The seed is huge! Can some one tell me if is it edible? Will it live in San Diego?

Thank you,
gregg
fort lauderdale, fl USA
USDA Zone:10
13 Sep 2006
I've had this plant for two years now and it has taken over an entire trellis, but has never bloomed. Any ideas why??
Douglas Crompton
Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA
6 Jul 2006
I purchased two plants from TT 3 years ago. One I planted in the ground and the other I kept in a pot. They grew very nicely and only needed a little help to start climbing.

Well, the both plants were pretty much stripped of leaves during the two Hurricanes of '04. The after effects of not having power for two week finally did in the one in the pot. We had no water, let alone power to run the well pumps or the irrigation pumps.

The one in the ground came back over the winter and really started filling in nicely. It shrugged off Hurricane Wilma in '05. And starting in early February of this year, it started putting nearly 100 bloom strands. I was very excited, to say the least. But, we had a week of very low temps over Valetine's and all the strands died, just before blooming. It did come back in about two weeks with new bloom and was a sight to see when they opened up. It was only about half the number of the first set, but very spectacular. Any way I could post a picture?

Looking forward to it blooming again next winter.
Don
UK
20 Apr 2006
Bought plant from TT which safeley arrived in the UK. Healthy despite it's long trip.
Looking forward to nurturing this weirdo.
Congratulations to TT for such a healthy specimen.
Nina Rach
Houston
USDA Zone:9
17 Mar 2006
The jade vine is a spectacular thing to grow. I have seen the flowers grown on terraces in the hills around Caracas, very lovely color.
In Houston, it needs to be containerized and brought int the greenhouse in the winter.
Plants were for sale this year at the Mercer Arboretum March Mart, on the north side of Houston (3/17-18/2006).
Katerina
Moscow
2 Dec 2005
Syper plant!


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Jade vine - this is a flower you need to see to appreciate! Flowers are a soft irredescent Jade blue-green and appear in summer for many months in long hanging racemes of amazing sickle-shaped pea blossoms.
Beautiful seagreen/turquoise color is almost beyond description, is the rarest in the world of flowers.
This plant does not take shipping well. After shipping it may drop leaves, recovers under proper care. Shipped on customers risk. We guarantee healthy plant to be shipped, but no replacements or refunds. We provide the best packaging. You may contact us for express shipping.
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