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Chocolate Vine


Fast growing vine with purple flowers and chocolate fragrance. Produces violet fruits that are edible. Blooms from April to May and the seeds ripen in September/October. Can be invasive. Image By Apple2000 via Wikimedia Commons

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Data sheet

Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Cycle: Perennial
Water Needs: Low, Moderate, Low/Moderate, Moderate/High
Light: Full Sun, Full Sun/Partial Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Shade/Shade, Shade
Soil Type: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, Silty Soil, Clay Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Edible: Yes
Color: Blue, Cream, Pink, Purple
Height: q: Up to 20 Feet, r: Up to 40 Feet
Growing Instructions: Can be started indoors at any time of the year. Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours, then cold stratify for 30 days. Sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed. Temperature 62-70F. Germination 14-21 Days.
Warnings: Can be Invasive
Special Features: Butterflies and Pollinators
Growth Rate: Moderate, Fast