A vigorously climbing vine that flowers in late May to early July, the fruit is black and acid, it ripens in September to October and not only makes exceptional food for wildlife but also makes excellent jelly, also supports honeybees and native bees, the leaves are large and broad (up to 6 inch), mature vines have exfoliating bark.
20+ feet tall (supported)
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b
Native Range: s. ON to s. NH, south to FL, west to WI, KS & TX. Rare in ME
Germination - Easy: Plant outdoors in fall or cold stratify 3 months
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