Rhoicissus digitata is a hardy, evergreen, robust, woody climber that has attractive foliage. The three or five-partite glossy leaves have russet colored new growth and tendrils for climbing. It can climb up to 10 meters or more or make a mounding shrub about 1.5 meter tall.
The clusters of small inconspicuous yellow-green flowers are borne from January to April. These are followed by large bunches of red brown to purple berries which are edible. The flowers and fruit attract many insects, moths and birds.
The leaves are browsed by game.
It can be used to cover pergolas, along fences as a screen or even as a ground cover. Prune once a year to keep in shape.
Plant in semi-shade or sun in compost rich soil.
Size up to 10m.