The 2-3″ brilliant blue fruit (impossible to believe!) has a sweet tropical flavour akin to banana or coconut and its beautiful purple flowers have a chocolaty aroma. Young shoots can be eaten raw or cooked, and the leaves can also be used in tea.
Water: Moderate water once established
Hardiness: Frost Hardy
Habit: 15 to 20' perennial vine
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Any soil with compost
Origin: East Asia