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ornamental vines

Name (also garden clusters, wall graves, trellis vines, fence vines) for mostly very vigorous lianas of the family of the Vitaceae (vine plants), which serve mainly for the beautification of house walls or walls and are pulled on trellises. A fruit pleasure is not in the foreground, but may be a pleasant side effect. The main criteria for ornamental vines are beautifully shaped large leaves with attractive discoloration in the fall, as well as actively winding tendrils that hold the spreading leaf shoots. Because of the fungal and phylloxera susceptibility Europeans Vines (Vitis vinifera) not very well suited. Happy to use is the Asian species Vitis coignetiae (Japanese vine) and fungus-resistant varieties of various American vines such as Vitis californica. Vitis labrusca. Vitis riparia and Vitis rupestris,

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