To develop to their best, climber plants need grates, or they can be placed near a wall, which functions as a support. The Chocolate vine should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light.These plants are rustic in the areas with a Mediterranean climate, therefore they can be grown outside.
Fertilize Chocolate vine
Climber plants have a quick and vigorous development, letís enrich the soil, towards the end of the winter or in autumn, with manure or slow release fertilizer; during the spring, once a month, we can add a fertilizer for green or flowering plants, rich in nitrogen and potassium to the irrigating water .
Cultivation Chocolate vine
The Chocolate vine has a climber deportment. These plants are shrubs. Chocolate vine Is an evergreen; during spring iIt assumes a purple colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 10 m high.
Water Chocolate vine
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 2-3 weeks before watering it. This plant has a climber development, at times very vigorous; therefore it is good to remember that the more developed plants need more water compared to the more limited specimens.
Pests Chocolate vine
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.
Mold Chocolate vine
These plants need a substratum with an excellent drainage.
Plant - Chocolate vine
After flowering it produces fruits. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.