Kudzu growing 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.
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Requirements for 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:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
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:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Purple flowers grow on spikes
Pollination is done by:
Thinning the bloom:
To control the plant and that won’t be invasive need to thinning the blossom
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish trim freely with the branches young leaves
Information about leaves:
Green in deltoid shape sometimes with 1-3 lobes.
Uses of Kudzu leaves:
Information about tuber:
White with brown peel, round shape with lobes
When to pull up tuber:
Autumn / Winter
Uses of Kudzu tuber: