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Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine)

Skill rating
skill rating
Maintenance level
3 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity
Toxic - Contact may irritate the skin.

Botanical name: Vitis coignetiae

Other names: Crimson glory vine

Genus: Vitis

Species: V. coignetiae - V. coignetiae is an ornamental climbing vine with large rounded leaves turning red-orange in autumn.

Vitis coignetiae is: Deciduous

Flower: Green in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer; Dark-crimson, Orange, Red in Autumn

Habit: Climbing, Twining

Toxicity: Contact may irritate the skin.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Brown scale , Glasshouse red spider mite

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Shorten young shoots in summer to keep vigorous growth in check. Needs netting or support to grow up.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Layering. REGISTER to

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Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine) will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in sun or partial shade in well-drained soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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