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Carolina Moonseed Cocculus carolinus

Other Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Epibaterium carolinum
Description

This plant can be planted in a range of soil type but it grows rapidly so be wise where you plant it.


 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#red#deciduous#drought tolerant#red berries#winter interest#showy fruits#fast growing#NC native#vines#red fruits#climber#Christmas#woodland#native vine#winter fruits
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#red#deciduous#drought tolerant#red berries#winter interest#showy fruits#fast growing#NC native#vines#red fruits#climber#Christmas#woodland#native vine#winter fruits
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cocculus
    Species:
    carolinus
    Family:
    Menispermaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico, U.S.A, NC
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    heat
    Climbing Method:
    Twining
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Vine
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    High Organic Matter
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Shallow Rocky
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Winter
    Fruit Description:
    Clusters of shiny, dark red fruit appear in fall and last into winter.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Green
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Dark green, glossy leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal