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Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine)

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
49ft 3in
Max height
13ft 1in
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Vitis coignetiae

Other names

Crimson glory vine

Genus

Vitis Vitis

Species

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


Vitis coignetiae is: Deciduous

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Toxicity

Contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Brown scale , Glasshouse red spider mite Brown scale , Glasshouse red spider mite

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Shorten young shoots in summer to keep vigorous growth in check. Needs netting or support to grow up.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering


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Where to grow

Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine) will reach a height of 49ft 3in and a spread of 13ft 1in 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Vitis coignetiae

Other names

Crimson glory vine

Genus

Vitis Vitis

Species

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

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Climbing, Twining

Toxicity

Contact may irritate the skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Green in Summer

Foliage

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


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Hardwood cuttings, Layering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Vitis coignetiae (Crimson glory vine) will reach a height of 49ft 3in and a spread of 13ft 1in 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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

WUCOLS water use

North Central Coastal - Moderate/Medium

Central Valley - Unknown

South Coastal - Unknown

South Inland Valley - Unknown

High & Inter. Desert - Unknown

Low Desert - Unknown

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