Young leaves are wrapped around other foods and then baked, they impart a pleasant flavour. Young tendrils - raw or cooked.Sap - used as a drink. Best harvested in the spring and early summer, the plant yields abundantly. Do not harvest too much, though, or you will weaken the plant[K].
Cuttings of mature wood of the current seasons growth, December/January in a frame. These cuttings can be of wood 15 - 30cm long or they can be of short sections of the stem about 5cm long with just one bud at the top of the section. In this case a thin, narrow strip of the bark about 3cm long is removed from the bottom half of the side of the stem. This will encourage callusing and the formation of roots. Due to the size of these cuttings they need to be kept in a more protected environment than the longer cuttings.Layering.
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This species is not very frost resistant, it is unlikely to succeed outdoors outside the mildest areas of the country and will be best grown on a sunny wall even there. Plants seem to be immune to many diseases such as mildew or anthracnose. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus. Plants climb by means of tendrils.Any pruning should be carried out in winter when the plants are dormant otherwise they bleed profusely.
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