Botanical name: Vitis coignetiae 'Claret Cloak'
Other names: Crimson climber
Variety or Cultivar: 'Claret Cloak' _ 'Claret Cloak' is an ornamental woody, climbing vine with large, rounded, leaves that are purple when new, aging to green when mature. In autumn they turn bright red-orange.
Vitis coignetiae 'Claret Cloak' is: Deciduous
Flower: Green in Summer
Foliage: Purple in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange, Dark-crimson in Autumn
Fragrance: Flowers are slightly fragrant.
Habit: Climbing, Twining
Toxicity: Contact may irritate the skin.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
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 read more...
Vitis coignetiae 'Claret Cloak' (Crimson climber) will reach a height of 12m 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
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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