Akebia trifoliata
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Akebia trifoliata

akebia fruit

  family lardizabalaceae 
  genus akebia 

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Genus  Akebia Species  trifoliata Variety  Cultivar  Common names  akebia fruit Family  LARDIZABALACEAE Specimen number  S11954 Data source  GrUnFr p1-2
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Various Life span    Annual cycle  Deciduous Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  10' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Soil pH 06-08 USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The seed pods are sausage shaped with black seeds and white fleshy pulp. It has a bland taste. Akebia trifoliata is most often used fresh.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Aug 01 - Aug 31 Frost tolerance  Partially hardy Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Fresh Nutritional value  Edible parts  Seed pods Description of edible parts sausage shaped with black seeds and white fleshy pulp Flavor / texture  has a bland taste
Horticulture notes  Akebia trifoliata is self fertile. Crops can be harvested throughout August. Akebia fruit may have originated from China, Korea and Japan.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Akebia trifoliata is deciduous in nature.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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