Young leaves are wrapped around other foods and then baked, they impart a pleasant flavour.Young tendrils - raw or cooked.
An infusion of the bark has been used to treat urinary complaints.An infusion of the roots has been taken in the treatment of rheumatism and diabetes.
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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The young growth in spring can be damaged by late frosts. There has been much confusion in the past between this species, V. cordifolia and V. riparia. Some treatments of the genus only use V. cordifolia and V. riparia, relegating this species to a synonym, but  recognizes all three species and this is the treatment followed here[K]. Plants climb by means of tendrils. The flowers are sweetly scented. 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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