Kudzu (Pueraria montana)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 20 to 100 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Other: Flat, brown hairy pods containing 3 to 10 hard seeds.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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any idea what this plant is? by mrnewbie Nov 20, 2019 7:21 AM 9
Vine ID by tinypiney Aug 24, 2018 7:44 AM 5
What is this plant? by Blazingsandals Aug 18, 2018 10:37 PM 4
Volunteer plant needs ID by IJsbrandtGA Aug 14, 2017 6:32 AM 16
not sure what kind of vine came out of my compost by Hudgmuffin59 Aug 6, 2016 10:58 AM 2
Kudzu (Pueraria montana) by anole Aug 4, 2015 9:25 AM 21

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