Plant Catalog - AKEBIA QUINATA ROSEA
AKEBIA QUINATA ROSEA
Akebia quinata 'Rosea'
Pink Chocolate Vine, Fiveleaf Akebia
A decidous woody vine with rich green, palmate leaves that divide into five oval leaflets. Dangling clusters of pink flowers produce long, purple seed pods with an edible white pulp that ripens in fall. Fruits more reliably when cross-pollinated with another cultivar. Provide trellis for climbing. Can tolerate full shade.
USDA zones: 5 - 9
Sunset zones: 2 - 24
Mature size: climbs 15 - 30 feet
Light needs: full sun to part shade
Water needs: regular water