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Arizona Grape Ivy, Sorrelvine
Scientific Name: Cissus trifoliata (L.) L.
Synonym: Sicyos trifoliata, Cissus incisa, Vitis trifoliata
Family: Vitaceae
Arizona Grape Ivy, Sorrelvine (Cissus  trifoliata)
Cissus trifoliata at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12,13
USDA: 9-11

Frost Tolerance: Does not tolerate any frost

Heat Tolerance: Avoid direct sun in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Full to part sun

Origin: Southern USA, Mexico

Growth Habits: Semi evergreen vine, fast growing, up to 20 feet tall (6 m), up to 20 feet in spread (6 m); green, palmate , dentate leaves, 3 lobes

Watering Needs: Little water, but looks best with regular watering

Propagation: Cuttings or seeds, self-sows, can be invasive

Arizona Grape Ivy, Sorrelvine (Cissus  trifoliata)

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 510.

Blooming Habits:
Insignificant flowers, in early summer to late summer.

Fruiting Habits:
Black berries.

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