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Comesperma volubile

Love Creeper

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Fruit a small purse-like capsule 10-14mm long, seeds with a tuft of hairs

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Hot water soak for 16hrs.



Germination usually occurs within 3 weeks.
Difficult to grow from seed.

Prefers part shade.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

October - November

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings