Stauntonia hexaphylla, Sausage Vine

Category: Vines
Family: Lardizabalaceae
Origin: Japan to southeast Asia
Evergreen: yes
Flower Color: greenish white, lavender hue
Bloom Time: spring
Height: 80 ft
Width: 5 ft
Exposure: shade
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 7 F
Description: This sausage vine is manageable yet fast growing. It produces racemes of fragrant perfumed flowers in spring which then give way to amazing metallic purple fruit which are edible, similar to other sausage vines such as chocolate vine. Plant in any well-drained soil. This vine will scale a tree.