Pot Size: 4 litre (deep)
Description: We have been amazed by the diversity of this family of climbing plants bearing edible fruit, that we have been able to collect from a relatively small area of northern Vietnam. This collection was from within the dense forest of Ban Khoang collected in 2011, where this vine had formed a large twinning climber to 10m long. With evergreen leaves composed of five ovate-elliptic leaflets with conspicuously impressed venation above and pale maculate below, held on wiry petiolules which were in turn supported by long green petioles. Bearing pale-green male and deep-pink female flowers, the latter conspicuously large, March-April in the wild. Followed August-November by long sausage-shaped fruit to 20cm, with rugose green exteriors, in twos and threes. Best grown in a good fertile drained soil sh
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Crûg Farm Plants, Griffith's Crossing, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 1TU.
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