Cat Claw Vine

 

 

Macfadyena unguis-cati

 

Bignoniaceae

 

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Form: Vine
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 25 ft high by 15 ft wide
Leaves
: Medium green, paired ovals
Flowers
: Large yellow trumpets
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Vines armed with forked, hooked, clawed tendrils
Range/Origin
: Mexico and West Indies
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 8-24, H1, H2, 15o F

Comments: No thorns, provides fast cover

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full and reflective sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Most, well drained

        Propagation: Seeds, cuttings, tubers

         Maintenance: Minimal but can damage walls and fences

 

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