Serjania

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Serjania


SERJANIA

Serjania brachycarpa - Sapindaceae, Soapberry Family



DESCRIPTION: Slender, climbing by tendrils , open and woody at base 

Height: Climbing vine

Flowers: Small, whitish or greenish-yellow, very fragrant. Summer and fall

Fruit: Papery pod, 1/2 inch long

Foliage: Dark evergreen, three-leaflet 
clusters with toothed edges, 
3 inches long 

Growth rate: Moderate to fast

REQUIREMENTS:

Sun: Full sun (best) to partial shade

Soil: Any

Drainage: Good to moderate

Water: Drought tolerant once established

Maintenance: Little needed

Propagation: Seeds

NATIVE HABITAT: Resaca woodlands and thickets

WILDLIFE USE: Food for caterpillars of Dimophic Bark Wing butterfly.

COMMENTS: An excellent, attractive, fragrant vine for a trellis or fence.


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