• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Twining stems quickly reach 30 ft. long.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Late Spring to Early Summer
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ak-ti-NID-e-a chi-NEN-sis
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 9, 12 - 24, 29 - 31
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Twining stems quickly reach 30 ft. long.
    Special features:Easy Care, Edible, Fast Growing
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Spring to Early Summer
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleRustic, Tropical
    Companion PlantsLavender (Lavandula); Cranesbill (Geranium); Catmint (Nepeta); Clematis (Clematis); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers fertile, loamy, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established, water consistently; avoid soggy or overly dry soils. Fertilize in early spring and again in early summer. Prune back in late winter to control size. Provide trellis or arbor for support.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.