Young leaves - chewed. They can be wrapped around other foods and then baked, they impart a pleasant flavour.Young tendrils - raw or cooked.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Vitis saccharifera.
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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Prefers a deep rich moist well-drained moderately fertile loam. Grows best in a calcareous soil. Succeeds in sun or partial shade though a warm sunny position is required for the fruit to ripen. Plants climb by means of tendrils. Any pruning should be carried out in winter when the plants are dormant otherwise they bleed profusely.Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus.
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Associations & Interactions
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Polycultures & Guilds
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