Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Jackson Vine
Smilax smallii

bookmark
Family: Smilacaceae
Genus: Smilax (SMIL-aks) (Info)
Species: smallii (SMAL-ee-eye) (Info)

5 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Vines and Climbers

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Green

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive mammascowboy On May 15, 2012, mammascowboy from Nashville, TN wrote:

grows very well in Nashville Tn.

question though is when cut back can you root from the cut back vine pieces?

Neutral Pillita On Aug 30, 2008, Pillita from Keystone Heights, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

I tolerate this vine because the birds so love the berries, bluebirds especially.

Positive ledonna On Feb 6, 2006, ledonna from Albertville, AL wrote:

Hi
This plant grows well in Albertville,Ala, it is a climer and has berries, not sure of the bloom yet, lovely ever green. I am in the process of propagating it now. If you have more info. please let me know.
LeDonna

Regional...

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

Albertville, Alabama (2 reports)
Helena, Alabama
Huntsville, Alabama
Madison, Alabama
New Market, Alabama
Priceville, Alabama
Bellview, Florida
Keystone Heights, Florida
Corinth, Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi
Raleigh, North Carolina
Humboldt, Tennessee
Loretto, Tennessee
Beaumont, Texas



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America