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Cissus
Cissus adenopoda

Family: Vitaceae (vee-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cissus (KISS-us) (Info)
Species: adenopoda (a-den-OH-poh-duh) (Info)

Category:

Vines and Climbers

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Green

Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Dec 2, 2007, macybee from Deer Park, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The largest genus of the grape family, CISSUS consists of around 350 species occuring in all warmer parts of the world. They are varied in growth habit, though the majority are tendril climbers, including many that are among the largest woody lianes of rainforests with looping stems up to 12" or more in diameter. Some lower-growing species are adapted to very dry conditions, with very thick, swollen stems or large tubers--these are grown by succulent plant enthusiasts. A number of the rainforest species are popular indoor plants, grown for their decorative foliage. The flowers are usually yellow or green and quite small, borne in modest panicles from the leaf nodes; they are followed by succulent fruits, showing a resemblance to small grapes but mostly hardly edible. Some species once incl... read more