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Scientific Name: Cissus rhombifolia
Pronunciation: SISS-us rom-bif-OH-lee-uh
Common Name: grape ivy
Family Name: Vitaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Indoor vine with trifoliate leaves.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293


Habit: Pendulous
Form: Climbing, Weeping
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:3 - 5m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Central America, South America
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
grape ivy
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Lustrous, Pubescent
Compound Leaf: Trifoliate (ternate)
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate, Rhomboidal
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Dentate, Pinnately lobed
Additional Info: rust coloured trichomes on underside

 
 
Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green
Flower Time at Peak:
Additional Info: hairy
 
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Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: Fibrous-like roots, Tendrils


Propagation: Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:Medium indoor light level
Maintenance:Medium
Pest Susceptibility: Mites
 
Location(s):
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