Rio, the Cissus amazonica

Cissus amazonica
Live Plants ship on Mondays & Tuesdays only.

$19.99

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SKU: CA.0236 Category:

**Our online shop will be restocked December 28th, but you can always call before then for local availability! 970-223-4769

Meet Rio! He’ll be your guide on your Amazon journey today. Hands and feet inside the canoe at all times, please. And you can forget about cell phone reception. Is that a line of caimans watching from the banks? Trust Rio to keep you safe as he navigates along, wrapping tendrils around branches to help you find your way through the jungle. The humidity can be overpowering but that’s just the way he likes it. He’s got the rainforest in his soul and will always share it with you.

We recommend planting this plug in our regular potting soil.

**IMPORTANT NOTE:
This plant ships as a 1″ fully rooted starter plant, as shown in the second photo. It will come wrapped in moss and tucked in a growers pot for safety. The terra cotta pot with the mature plant, shown in the first photo, is not included.
If you order multiple plants, we put them together in one pot so they stay moist and insulated. If you think we haven’t sent the full order, please take out the plants from the pot first to count them.

**Winter Shipping** Our plants are considered tropical and cannot survive for extended periods in temperatures below 40° F. Even if it’s warm where you are, remember that these plants are shipping from Northern Colorado! We require that you order a heat pack to add to your shipping box, this will help protect your plants from cold and frost. We will activate it as soon as it ships and it heats for 72+hours. Please understand we will not be responsible at all for damage due to cold weather if a heat pack is not added to the order. So, show your plants some love and get them a warming buddy!
(One heat pack is sufficient for a whole order)

Purchase heat pack HERE

-2021 HOLIDAY SHIPPING DATES AND CLOSURES-
Last day to order with Priority Shipping: Sunday November 21st by noon MST
Last day to order with FedEx: Sunday November 28th by noon MST
Ordering will resume as normal on Tuesday, December 28th

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Special Characteristics:

  • Common name: Amazon Jungle Vine
  • Likes bright to medium indirect light, no direct sun.
  • Water regularly and keep humidity as high as possible. Great plant for a terrarium!
  • This tropical vine climbs by tendrils.
  • Generally non-toxic.
  • Skill Level: Intermediate