SEEDS OF JAPANESE CREEPER - PARTHENOCISSUS TRICUSPIDATA
Self-clinging vine with attractive foliage in autumn. Honey production. A very fast growing plant. As the tentacles of this climbing plant do not penetrate they never damage frontages. It explains its widespread use. The irritating substances of its sap can produce inflammations and burns.
Deciduous foliage, creeping climber reaching 30m of a length. Green lobed attracting leaves turning reddish in autumn. Little green yellowish and aromatic flowers. Tiny dark blue non edible berries.
It prefers clear, acid, neutral or alkaline and fertile soils.
Direct sowing in winter or to obtain a more regular and faster germination stratify in cold the seeds for 30-60 days before the sowing. It is possible to use a sowing substrate for potting or soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination is completed.