Ampelopsis brevipedunculata var. maximowiczii
Porcelain Ampelopsis

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Green (Not ornamentally important)
Green (Dark green foliage in summer); Brown (No appreciable fall color)
Multi-Colored (Beautiful berries (0.25-0.33" dia.) begin yellow to pale lilac to amethyst purple to bright blue, often all colors)
 Ultimate Height:
10-15+ feet
 Ultimate Spread:
10-15+ feet
Adaptable to many soils except those that are permanently wet
China, Korea, Japan
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Alternate leaves are mostly 3-lobed, deep green (to 5" long), with cordate leaf base. Clusters (cymes) of non-showy, greenish flowers appear in the leaf axils in July. Pubescent stems when young.

Additional Information

Best fruiting in full sun. Restricting root growth can enhance fruit production. Japanese beetles love them. Can be invasive. Rampant growth.

When Ampelopsis brevipedunculata var. maximowiczii has been observed flowering or fruiting at Purdue University





2 Ampelopsis brevipedunculata var. maximowiczii found

Building Map...

= Heritage plant = Memorial plant
Number Accession ID Location

The Purdue Arboretum is a collaboration between the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and Physical Facilities Grounds Department

Purdue Arboretum, 625 Agriculture Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN, 47907
© 2024 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by the Purdue Arboretum
Contact Purdue Arboretum at for accessibility issues with this page | Accessibility Resources | Contact Us