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Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper Basics

Grows LikeVine
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
PLANTS Invasive StatusN'EAST, SWSS
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACU, FAC

Virginia Creeper Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
AllelopathNo
C:N RatioHigh
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBlue
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormStoloniferous
Growth RateRapid
Height at 20 Years (Maximum feet)1
Height Mature feet1
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityYes
ProstrateProstrate
ToxicityNone

Virginia Creeper Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Frost Free Days (Minimum)130
pH Minimum5
pH Maximum7.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)2700
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)19000
Precipitation Minimum32
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)16
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Shade ToleranceIntermediate
Minimum Temperature (F)-28

Virginia Creeper Reproduction

Bloom PeriodLate Spring
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceLow
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound18367
Seed Spread RateModerate
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateRapid

Virginia Creeper Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalMedium
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper grows like a Vine. Virginia Creeper is an Perennial. Virginia Creeper is Native to U.S.. Virginia Creeper has a PLANTS Invasive Status of: N'EAST, SWSS. Virginia Creeper has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACU, FAC. Spring and Summer is when Virginia Creeper is actively growing. Virginia Creeper is not an allelopath. Virginia Creeper has a High C:N Ratio. Virginia Creeper has a coppice potential of No. Virginia Creeper is fall conspicuous. Virginia Creeper has Green colored foliage. Virginia Creeper has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Virginia Creeper are Blue. Seeds of Virginia Creeper are No conspicuous. Virginia Creeper grows as a Stoloniferous. The growth rate of Virginia Creeper is Rapid. The maximum height of Virginia Creeper at 20 years is 1 feet. The mature height of Virginia Creeper is 1 feet. The lifespan of Virginia Creeper is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Virginia Creeper is Prostrate. Virginia Creeper is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Virginia Creeper is adapted to fine textured soils. Virginia Creeper is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Virginia Creeper is None. The CaCO3 tolerance of Virginia Creeper is Medium. Virginia Creeper requires cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Virginia Creeper is High. Virginia Creeper requires a minimum of 130 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Virginia Creeper is 5. The maximum pH of Virginia Creeper is 7.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Virginia Creeper is 2700. The maximum planting density per acre of Virginia Creeper is 19000. The minimum Precipitation that Virginia Creeper requires is 32. The maximum Precipitation that Virginia Creeper can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Virginia Creeper is 16 inches. The salininty tolerance of Virginia Creeper is None. The shade tolerance of Virginia Creeper is Intermediate. The shade tolerance of Virginia Creeper is Intermediate. The minimum temperature that Virginia Creeper requires is -28. The bloom period of Virginia Creeper is Late Spring. The commerical availability of Virginia Creeper is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Virginia Creeper is Low. The fruit seed period of Virginia Creeper begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Virginia Creeper ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Virginia Creeper is No. Virginia Creeper is propagated by bare roots. Virginia Creeper is propagated by bulbs. Virginia Creeper is propagated by container. Virginia Creeper is not propagated by corms. Virginia Creeper is not propagated by cuttings. Virginia Creeper is propagated by seed. Virginia Creeper is not propagated by sod. Virginia Creeper is not propagated by sprig. Virginia Creeper is not propagated by tubers. Virginia Creeper can generally yield 18367 seeds per pound of seeds. Virginia Creeper has a Moderate seed spread rate. Virginia Creeper has a Medium seedling vigor. Virginia Creeper has a Medium seedling vigor. Virginia Creeper does not have a small grain. Virginia Creeper has a Rapid vegatative spread rate. Virginia Creeper does not have a berry/nut seed product. Virginia Creeper is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Virginia Creeper does not make a good fodder product. Virginia Creeper does not make a good fuel wood product. Virginia Creeper does not make a good lumber product. Virginia Creeper does not make a naval store product. Virginia Creeper is not palatable to browse animals. Virginia Creeper is not palatable to grazing animals. Virginia Creeper is not palatable to humans. Virginia Creeper does not make a pulpwood product. Virginia Creeper does not make a veneer product. Virginia Creeper is of the category, Dicot.
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