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Leaf Akebia: Watters Plant of the Week

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Ken Lain of Watters Garden Center of Prescott, Arizona shares the Watters Plant of the Week: Leaf Akebia! Check out this week’s fun selection and stay tuned to see more information on how to grow this plant!

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A super vigorous vine with dangling stalks of fragrant flowers appear in early spring. Blooms are often followed by showy, 4″ purple edible fruit . . .yum! She proliferates up arbors, pergolas, fences, and stunning as a ground cover to retain hills. One of the fastest-growing evergreen vines for mountain gardens.

Want more information? Check out the Watters YouTube Video on Leaf Akebia:

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Learn tips and tricks on how to grow Leaf Akebia:

This article was written by Ken Lain. He can be found throughout the week at Watters Garden Center, 1815 W. Iron Springs Rd in Prescott, or contacted through his website at or

Get more gardening tips from Watters Garden Center in the Mountain Gardener Column on Signals A

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