Menispermum canadense - Plant
Common name: common moonseed
Bloom time: May to July
Height: 8.00 to 20.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Winter hardy to USDA Zones 5-8 where it is best grown in sandy, moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Avoid full sun in hot summer climates. Plants grow well in sun dappled conditions. Plants spread by rhizomes.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: -5 to -10°c
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- This vine will typically grow to 8-20 long when twining its way through shrubs, lower tree branches, hedgerows or other types of vegetation.
- Where no support structures are available, it will spread an indefinite length along the ground forming a dense ground cover rising to 12" tall.
- It is native to woods,
Typically grown as a twining vine on a support structure. May be grown along the ground as a ground cover (infrequently done for ornamental reasons) in woodland areas, cottage gardens or naturalized areas. Also helps prevent soil erosion on banks.
- stomachic and tonic.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.
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