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Akebia quinata (aka Chocolate Vine)

I find myself increasingly attracted to this climber. According to a Japanese guidebook we have, there are apparently two types of akebia: the three-leaf type and the five-leaf type. We have the three-leaf type in our property, growing in the … Continue reading

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Akebi aka Chocolate vine…

This plant is a novelty… native of Japan… The Japanese folks call them ‘Akebi’ while the English speaking world labels it ‘chocolate vine’ because their flowers seem to smell like chocolate…  We are very lucky to have these vines growing … Continue reading

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