Parthenocissus quinquefolia


Virginia creeper

Deciduous climber that produces tendrils with sucker-like discs used for anchorage. Can grow up to 15m high, depending upon the support. The leaves are compound with five leaflets and turn bright red in autumn. Insignificant green flowers are followed by blue-black berries in autumn.


Ornamental climber suitable for growing on sheltered walls, or up the trunk of trees.


Grow in semi-shade in cool and temperate climates. Prefers fertile, well-drained soil. Protect from winds. Propagate from cuttings.


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