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Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Amur peppervine)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
5m
Max height
5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

Other names

Amur peppervine

Genus

Ampelopsis Ampelopsis

Species

A. brevipedunculata - A. brevipedunculata is a vigorous, self-clinging, deciduous, climbing ivy similar to Parthenocissus, which may also be grown as a houseplant, with dark green leaves, hairy underneath, that turn red and yellow in autumn. It bears inconspicuous green flowers in summer and pinkish purple fruit that turns clear blue.


Ampelopsis brevipedunculata is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Berries can caused upset stomach if ingested

Flower

Green, Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Leaf spot Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Prune in early winter, but will also tolerate summer pruning if needed. Pay particular attention to stems that are encroaching on windows, guttering or roofs.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering


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Where to grow

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Amur peppervine) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in in any fertile, well-drained soil. Best autumn colour in shade or part shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

Other names

Amur peppervine

Genus

Ampelopsis Ampelopsis

Species

A. brevipedunculata - A. brevipedunculata is a vigorous, self-clinging, deciduous, climbing ivy similar to Parthenocissus, which may also be grown as a houseplant, with dark green leaves, hairy underneath, that turn red and yellow in autumn. It bears inconspicuous green flowers in summer and pinkish purple fruit that turns clear blue.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing

Toxicity

Berries can caused upset stomach if ingested


Colour

Flower

Green, Insignificant or absent in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow, Red in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Prune in early winter, but will also tolerate summer pruning if needed. Pay particular attention to stems that are encroaching on windows, guttering or roofs.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (Amur peppervine) will reach a height of 5m and a spread of 5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Foliage only, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in in any fertile, well-drained soil. Best autumn colour in shade or part shade.

Soil type

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

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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