A fast-growing vine with beautiful, green, round leaves.
The underside of the leaves have a bluish-green colour and have a purple hue in winter. It produces spicy, brown purple coloured flowers that smell like vanilla.
After a long hot summer, the 12cm (4 inch) long, sausage-shaped, edible fruits appear, which ripen in early autumn.
Flowering March to May
Likes full sun, partial shade
Height: 800 cm (24 feet)
Prune back to old wood throughout the year
Winter hardy and deciduous climber
|Hardiness||Protect below -20°c |
|Sun||Light shadow / sun|