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Veld grape
Scientific Name: Cissus quadrangularis L.
Synonym: Cissus quadrangula, Vitis quadrangularis
Family: Vitaceae
Veld grape (Cissus  quadrangularis) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: Houseplant
USDA: 11-12

Frost Tolerance: Does not tolerate any frost

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Southern and eastern Africa, Arabia to India

Growth Habits: Succulent vine with tendrils, fleshy 3-lobed leaves

Watering Needs: Regular water, good drainage

Propagation: Layers very easily

A good basket plant, it is also used medicinally to help fractures heal faster. The leaves are 2 inches long (5 cm).

Blooming Habits:
The flowers typical of the grape family are greenish white and come at the end of the summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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