Heavenly Ascent® Holboellia Vine
Holboellia brachyandra 'HWJ1023'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
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- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||hol-BEL-lee-uh brak-ee-AN-druh|
|Lore||Holboellia is commonly called sausage vine because of their bright purple or pink sausage-shaped, edible fruit, somewhat resembling a sausage. The are a member of the Lardizabalaceae, which also includes the fragrant Akebia (chocolate vine), and Decaisnia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; twining stems reach 20 ft. tall, with support.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Green Wall, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Edible, Showy Fruit, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Companion Plants||Turtlehead (Chelone); Bee Balm (Monarda); Spiderwort (Tradescantia); Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)|
Provide well-drained, humus-rich soil, with support of an arbor or trellis; shelter from harsh, drying winds. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Fertilize regularly during the growing season. Lightly prune tips to shape; leave newer stems to mature for next years bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10