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Rhoicissus capensis

Evergreen Grape
Vitaceae
Evergreen, Ground covers, Vines

South Africa. Tuberous-rooted vine, growing slowly to 15 ft. or more. Scallop-toothed leaves are roundish to kidney shaped, something like those of true grape in size and appearance. New stems and leaves are covered with red hairs that give them a rosy rust color. Mature leaves are a bold, coppery-tinged light green on upper surface, hairy and rust colored beneath. Flowers are insignificant.

Makes a good overhead screen or ground cover in frost-free regions. Fine houseplant; tolerates low light.

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