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Fallopia baldschuanica
Russian Vine; Mile-a-Minute 

Fallopia baldschuanica
Common name

Russian Vine; Mile-a-Minute

Group

Climbers

Family

Polygonaceae

Description

Russian Vine;Mile a Minute. A very vigorous; twining climber with heart-shaped green leaves. Clusters of white; pink-tinged; flowers in autumn; followed by small fruit. A useful plant for covering unsightly structures. Max Height 12m. Flowers August to September. Fruits October. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Climbing
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
CAUTION skin and eye irritant/toxic if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
12m
Ultimate spread
15m

Colour

Flowers
White in August; September
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
White in October
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun/partial shade Sheltered Site
Soil
Poor
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Division
Usage
Climbing wall
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
After flowering; Early spring Cut back flowered shoots to encourage new growth
Maintenance
Keep free from weeds; Divide every 3 years; Feed; Cut back in winter
Care
Provide support
Pests & diseases
Slugs and snails; Powdery mildew

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Caned 2 litre 60-80 cm --- £7.31 £ 125