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Vitis coignetiae - Pulliat.
                 
Common Name Crimson Glory Vine
Family Vitaceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grows into trees in forests[11].
Range E. Asia - Japan, Korea.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Well drained soil Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Vitis coignetiae Crimson Glory Vine


Vitis coignetiae Crimson Glory Vine
   
Physical Characteristics
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Vitis coignetiae is a deciduous Climber growing to 20 m (65ft) by 20 m (65ft) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 5 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jun to July, and the seeds ripen from Sep to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

Synonyms
Vitis kaempferi K. Koch

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Ground Cover;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Fruit;  Leaves;  Stem.
Edible Uses:

Fruit - raw or dried for winter use[105, 177, 183]. The fruit is about 12mm in diameter and is carried in bunches, but it is scarcely edible[200]. Young leaves are wrapped around other foods and then baked, they impart a pleasant flavour. Young tendrils - raw or cooked. Young stems and leafstalks - boiled[105, 177, 183].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Dye.

A yellow dye is obtained from the fresh or dried leaves[168]. Plants can be used as a ground cover in a sunny position[188]. They are best spaced about 3.5 metres apart each way[208]. They can be encouraged to cover the ground by laying brushwood flat on the ground and pegged into position. The twigs would eventually rot and the plant would assume complete and constant control[208].
Cultivation details
Prefers a deep rich moist well-drained moderately fertile loam[1, 200]. Grows best in a calcareous soil[200]. Succeeds in sun or partial shade though a warm sunny position is required for the fruit to ripen[200]. The fully dormant plant is hardy to about -25°c, though the young growth in spring can be damaged by late frosts. Plants climb by means of tendrils[182]. Any pruning should be carried out in winter when the plants are dormant otherwise they bleed profusely[182, 200]. A fast growing climber[11, 202], attaching itself by means of tendrils[182], it is ideal for growing into large trees. Plants are often slow to establish, taking 1 - 2 years from planting out before they make much new growth[202]. A very ornamental plant[1] with its large leaves which colour well in the autumn. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus[200].
Propagation
Seed - best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe[K]. Six weeks cold stratification improves the germination rate, and so stored seed is best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is obtained. Germination should take place in the first spring, but sometimes takes another 12 months. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and grow them on in a cold frame for their first winter. Plant out in early summer. Cuttings of mature wood of the current seasons growth, December/January in a frame. These cuttings can be of wood 15 - 30cm long or they can be of short sections of the stem about 5cm long with just one bud at the top of the section. In this case a thin, narrow strip of the bark about 3cm long is removed from the bottom half of the side of the stem. This will encourage callusing and the formation of roots. Due to the size of these cuttings they need to be kept in a more protected environment than the longer cuttings. Cuttings are difficult from this species[219]. Layering. This is the best method for this species[219].

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Conservation Status
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