Kudzu grow and care – vine herbaceous of the genus Pueraria also known as Pueraria montana, Kudzu perennial evergreen plant or as annual also used as ornamental plant and also for medical uses and fixing nitrogen, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-11.
Leaves edible color green in deltoid shape sometimes with 1-3 lobes.
Flower color purple, the flowers grow on spikes.
Root edible the color white with brown peel, round shape with lobes.
Kudzu for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Kudzu growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but possible Difficulties or problems when growing: Aggressive, invasive Spring, summer, autumn Planting season: Kudzu beetle Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Keep it small that it won’t take control of all the area Size of the plant? 5-25m, 15-75 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Purple flowers grow on spikes Pollination is done by: Bees Thinning the bloom: To control the plant and that won’t be invasive need to thinning the blossom Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year After the plant establish trim freely with the branches young leaves How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green in deltoid shape sometimes with 1-3 lobes. Uses of Kudzu leaves: Cooked Edible Roots White with brown peel, round shape with lobes Information about tuber: When to pull up tuber: Autumn / Winter Uses of Kudzu tuber Cooked, parfait : Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Evergreen, Herbaceous, Legumes, Perennial plant, Vine
Edible plants, Ground cover plants, Ground fixing plants, Hedging plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible leaves, Edible Roots