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PlantFiles: Cyphostemma
Cyphostemma oleraceum

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Family: Vitaceae (vee-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cyphostemma (sy-foh-STEM-uh) (Info)
Species: oleraceum (awl-lur-RAY-see--um) (Info)

Synonym:Cissus oleracea

Category:
Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
Pale Green
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
Scarify seed before sowing

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral CactusJordi On Aug 27, 2008, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

A geophyte. Dormant in winter.

Jordi

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Thousand Oaks, California



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