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Cissus Discolor
Cissus Discolor

Cissus Discolor

$14.99

One of the coolest vining tropical vining plants out there on the market, Cissus discolor is native to the high altitudes of southeastern Asia. It features leaves with a silver, blue, and purple pattern with a purple underside as well as purple stem. This one is a vigorous climber so be sure to give it some space to grow out. Through this plant is completely unrelated to actual rex begonias, the leaves are multi-colored and have an appearance very similar to a rex begonia, hence the common name.

Care

Cissus will need bright but not direct sunlight. An east-facing window is ideal, where it will get a high level of morning sun but not blasting sun in the afternoon. Water it when the soil is dry to the touch but they don’t like “wet feet.” Fertilize rex begonia vines every 3 or 4 weeks from spring through late summer. Do not fertilize in the autumn or winter because the plant is not in an active state of growth.

Growth Habit

Cissus is a vining plant is more closely related to a grape plant than it is to a begonia. The tendrils of the rex begonia vine grow between 8 and 10 inches long. The elongated heart-shaped leaves have striking variegation. It is not a fast grower but moderate. 

Toxicity

Cissus discolor are toxic to both humans and pets as all parts of the plant contain calcium oxalate crystals.

One of the coolest vining tropical vining plants out there on the market, Cissus discolor is native to the high altitudes of southeastern Asia. It features leaves with a silver, blue, and purple pattern with a purple underside as well as purple stem. This one is a vigorous climber so be sure to give it some space to grow out. Through this plant is completely unrelated to actual rex begonias, the leaves are multi-colored and have an appearance very similar to a rex begonia, hence the common name.

Cissus will need bright but not direct sunlight. An east-facing window is ideal, where it will get a high level of morning sun but not blasting sun in the afternoon. Water it when the soil is dry to the touch but they don’t like “wet feet.” Fertilize rex begonia vines every 3 or 4 weeks from spring through late summer. Do not fertilize in the autumn or winter because the plant is not in an active state of growth.

Cissus is a vining plant is more closely related to a grape plant than it is to a begonia. The tendrils of the rex begonia vine grow between 8 and 10 inches long. The elongated heart-shaped leaves have striking variegation. It is not a fast grower but moderate. 

Cissus discolor are toxic to both humans and pets as all parts of the plant contain calcium oxalate crystals.

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.