A vigorously climbing vine that flowers in late May or early July, the fruit is black & acid, it ripens in September to October & not only makes exceptional food for wildlife but also makes excellent jelly, also supports honeybees & native bees, the leaves are large & broad (up to 6"), mature vines have exfoliating bark.
20+' tall (supported)
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Native Range: s. ON to s. NH, south to FL, west to WI, KS & TX. Rare in ME
Germination - Easy: Plant outdoors in fall or cold stratify 3 months
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