Cissus rhombifolia

Botanical Name: Cissus rhombifolia

Phonetic: Sis-Suss Rom-Bih-foal-ee-uh

Common Name(s): Grape Ivy

Family: Vitaceae
Origin: South America
Plant Type: Ivy
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Compound, rhombus shaped
Number of Leaflets: 3
Leaf Color: Glossy deep green leaves, young leaves are fuzzy
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Insignificant, summer
Flower Color(s): Green, insignificant

Exposure: Part shade, moderate bright light
USDA: 10-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 6-10 Feet
Spread: 3-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Leaf spot, mildew, mealybugs, spider mites, scales, thrips
Soil: Regular moisture, peat moss potting mix

Features: Very low maintenance, climbing plant, very tolerant of indoor conditions, showy fruit (dark berries)
Uses: Hanging baskets, trellis, moss pole

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