The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Ampelopsis

Family: Vitaceae.

Ampelopsis brevipedinculata var. maximowiczii Common name(s): Porcelain berry, Porcelain vine
Ampelopsis Genus of about 25 species of woody, deciduous climbers and a few shrubs found in North America and Asia. Species include the pepper vine Ampelopsis arborea found in the USA.

They are cultivated for their attractive foliage, which often colors well, turning red and yellow in autumn.

Ampelopsis
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Average warmth in summer - minimum 55F in winter.Brightly lit spot. Keep well away from direct sunlight. Grow in soil-based potting mix. Keep compost moist at all times but never waterlogged. Reduce watering in winter. Misting is necessary. Take softwood stem cuttings in spring or summer. Use a rooting hormone and provide bottom heat. Sow seed in autumn.

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