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•    Herbaceous climber to 3m with growth over the winter months
•    Numerous twisting shiny green, wiry stems
•    Flowers are small, drooping and greenish-white
•    Berries are pea-sized, green turning to burgundy when ripe

Flowering Times

•    Winter to spring

Control Measure

•    Physical – dig out all tubers
•    Herbicides
•    Biological controls are available


•    Climbing stems smother shrubs, trees, and native plants
•    Underground tubers grow in thick mats
•    Extremely difficult to control

Further Information

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