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We remove some of the soil when we ship. There are usually no issues with a plant out of soil or kept dry for a week or more. When you receive your plants, put them into a pot with moist soil. Give the roots opportunity to reach down for water. Please check to see if your plants should be watered at the time of year you purchase. Some don't get a lot of water in winter and some not a lot of water in summer. How often you water depends on how quickly your soil dries out. Most important, don't overwater. Water well and allow your plants to dry out. The photos on our website represent what plants look like when growing. We are not selling the plant in the photo. Whether your plant has flowers depends on whether it is flowering at that time. A pot may be one large plant or more than one plant. Plants grow at a different pace and different sizes so if you order 2 plants coming out of the same size pot, they may not be the same size.
Description: Cissus quinquangularis (Five-ribbed Cissus) is a pretty succulent climbing plant with slender stems, 2 to several metres long, that is a part of the grape family. It is similar to Cissus quadrangularis and Cissus cactiformis, but stems 5-angled and sometime consider conspecific with the latter. Stems: Slender, fleshy, cactus shaped, 2,5-4 mm wide, grey-green, 5-angled, the angles Along each angle is a leathery edge grey to brown or purplish, horny, sharp. Older stems to 1,2 cm wide, more obtusely angled, glabrous. Leaves: Green, toothed simple or trilobed about 2 to 5 cm wide that appear at the nodes. Each leaf has a tendril emerging from the opposite side of the node.Spines: Rare and sharp along the edges, almost triangular. Fruits (berries): Spherical red when ripe. Cissus quinquangularis is of the Vitaceae family