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Cissus antarctica

Family: Vitaceae (vee-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cissus (KISS-us) (Info)
Species: antarctica (ant-ARK-tee-kuh) (Info)

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Grown for foliage

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Suitable for growing in containers

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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive pniksch On Mar 3, 2013, pniksch from Frisco, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Nice vining plant for a bright area inside or patio Pinch it back as needed to keep it looking full. A good larger leafed and airy looking plant.


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

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Frisco, Texas

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