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Pepper Vine Ampelopsis megalophylla

Other plants called Pepper Vine:

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am-pel-OP-sis meg-a-low-fi-lah
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Decidous Woody Vine. Hairless stems; bluish-green young leaves . Forest or natural area, as native vine in open woods; weedy in disturbed areas; landscape, as cultivated ornamental vine. Poisoness if ingested. 

 

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous shrub#tendrils#ornamental vine#decidous woody vine
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous shrub#tendrils#ornamental vine#decidous woody vine
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ampelopsis
    Species:
    megalophylla
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Wildlife Value:
    birds
    Climbing Method:
    Tendrils
    Edibility:
    non-edible
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
    Shrub
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
    Appendage:
    Tendrils
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Blue
    Green
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Description:
    berries dry or slightly fleshy, bluish, or greenish dark purple berry turns black
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Small greenish flowers in late summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Hairless stem
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Poor Soil
  • Poison:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Unknown; questionably poisonous, but use caution
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    unknown
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Fruits