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Scientific Name: Parthenocissus henryana
Pronunciation: par-theh-no-SISS-us hen-ree-AY-nuh
Common Name: Henryana parthenocissus, Chinese Virginia creeper
Family Name: Vitaceae
Plant Type: Vine or climber
Key ID Features: Leaves with 3-5 silvery-veined leaflets turning red in fall; berries dark blue.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Arching, Pendulous, Spreading, Twiggy
Form: Climbing, Irregular
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:5 - 7m
Spread:5 - 7m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Rating: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Arbors or trellis, Attract birds, Fall interest, Ground cover, Screening, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
Henryana parthenocissus, Chinese Virginia creeper
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery
Surfaces: Pubescent
Compound Leaf: Digitate (palmate)
Colour in Summer: Dark-green, Bronze, dark velvety green or tinged bronze with pink and silver variegation along the main veins,
Colour in Fall: Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblanceolate, Obovate, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Margins: Dentate

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Not showy, Green
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Blue
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy

Bark or Stem Colour: Tan
Organ Modifications: Tendrils, Tendrils with disk-like suckers that firmly attach to masonry.

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings, Hardwood cuttings, Layering, Eye (leaf bud) cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Bacterial leaf spot, Canker or sap rot, Dieback, Fungal leaf spot, Mildew, Scale insects, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Drought resistant )
(FEA) Field lab Equipment Area : 54
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