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Questions tagged [vines]

Climbing and trailing plants

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Name of this Vine

I was passing by a school and i saw this vine and i like the shape of leaves of this vine so took a cutting from it, does anyone know the name of this I plant the cutting of it in mixture of peat ...
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Is this a fremontodron vine or flannel vine and what is the zucchini looking things growing from it?

This is a vining plant with leaves similar to a maple and has yellow flowers and something that is long and green hanging from it.
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Potato vines dying

Anyone know about potato vines? Planted one this past spring. Was thriving. Nice green leaves and beautiful blooms. Grew like a weed. All of the sudden it is dying. Can’t figure out what’s going on. ...
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What are some tricks to force vines to fruit?

My achocha hasn't seemed to start setting fruit yet, and was wondering what tricks I should start trying in order to get fruit from the plant.
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Does anyone know what type of vine this is

This is growing off of a very long vine in northern Indiana. It's in a shaded area so not too much light
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Any permanent solution in killing wild grape vines?

I have 80 acre with over 3/4 bush/trees situated about 1 mile from an old CN railway line (no longer in use) where people throw out their fruits among them, grapes. The grapes seeds have made wild ...
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Starting Coccinia grandis from ripe fruit

I have, at last, laid my hands on a few Coccinia grandis fruits that have ripen on the vine itself. See the attached image: I would love to grow the plant from these seeds. Is it possible, at all? ...
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Need help identifying this vine/berries

I have this vine growing in my yard in Northern Indiana but since there are three leaves I chose to just stay away from it. I would appreciate help in identifying these tempting berries
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Will butternut squash ripen if taken off the vine?

The vine is dying for some reason and there are a lot of squash on it. Will they ripen if taken off the dying vine or should I just leave them on the vine to lay in the sun on the dying vine?
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Vine identification please

I need to find out what type of vine this is because it is growing on a fence that my cats have access to from the inside. I don't want to be growing anything that is poisonous to cats. There are two ...
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Rio Dipladenia not making vines

I have 2 diplandenia plants, one is making runners really well but the other is not, why? They are planted in the ground in different areas of my flower bed that does get different amounts of sunshine ...
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Can anyone help identify this vine?

This vine is located in northern Indiana and so far approximately 7 feet long. Surviving with minimal water only because we don't know what it is and if it's worth the attention. It appears to be very ...
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Will Malabar spinach regrow from being cut down to the ground?

When I showed up at my garden patch today the Malabar Spinach plant went missing, so will the plant regrow from being cut down to the ground?
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How do I force a vine to split into two vines?

Malabar Spinach and other vines can get very long, but I want to force the vine to split into two so it will maximize the space. How do I do this?
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why do vines attach themselves to wood chips

I was looking at my Mexican Sour Gherkin plant yesterday, and it seems like it's attaching itself to my wood chips. Why do vines attach themselves to wood chips like that?
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Can you help me identify this vine please?

Can I get some help to identify the vine please? I have dug a couple up which have single large root, almost like a parsnip? Many thanks
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What is this creeper with small flowers and a strange fruit?

This creeper was growing around a tree in our yard. We separated the vines and put them through/around the iron handrail and fence visible in the images below. The vines are between 2 and 5 metres ...
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Will growing dipladenia or any other vine damage my fence?

I have a wooden fencing surrounding my yard. My yard is long and narrow so I have lot of vertical space. I'm thinking of growing the beautiful looking Dipladenia against part of my fence to beautify ...
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How old should a seed-grown Passiflora ligularis be to set fruit?

I have five granadilla (Passiflora ligularis) grown from seed this year. How long does it take for them to bloom and bear fruit, assuming they receive proper light and watering?
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Unknown Fruit Vine (reddish purple fruit, hollow inside)

There's this mysterious vine growing at my wife's grandfather's home that I can't identify. Its tall enough to have climbed up the fence and made its way over. I've included various images taken of ...
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Is it wise to let lonicera grow over a brush pile?

I have a sizable brush pile in my yard, 5m x 5m (16ft x 16ft), height 2m (6.5ft). Even a colony of sparrows lives in it. I toy with the idea of planting a Lonicera caprifolium (https://en.m.wikipedia....
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What is this rambling/climbing plant with small leaves?

It's grown up my unused bench and I think it actually looks pretty. Is it dangerous, noxious, or uncontrollable? It's been there for almost a year and hasn't flowered. It grows up trees (I try to cut ...
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Vine specific pruning and training

I planted a vine a year ago and it's doing fine and growing well. I am training it to go over the fence to reach the pergola on the other side. How should I prune it for next year's growth and when? ...
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What is the name of this ivy?

I have this ivy growing, but would like to know the exact species.
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What is this creeper that may be giving me a rash?

I'm trying to identify which plant in my late mother-in-law's garden is giving me a rash. I think it might be this creeper that seems to grow both horizontally & vertically. The location is ...
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What vines should I plant to cover my aluminum patio in southern Texas?

I have an ugly aluminum patio roof. It doesn't fit in with the rest of the house or neighborhood. It's too expensive to replace so I thought I could grow some vines up it's poles and roof. Add a bit ...
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How should I grow a Bower Vine, especially in a climate that gets hot in the summer?

Bower Vines are on sale at Home depot. I can't seem to find info on this vine when I google around. I was thinking of buying them all and trying to get them to start covering our fence. It's in the ...
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What is this creeping vine with arrowhead shaped leaves?

I have cleared my garden getting ready to lay turf, but there are plants growing back through the soil. I would like to identify them and any tips on killing them would be greatly appreciated. The ...
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Could someone help me identify this elusive vine?

When I bought this plant it was mislabeled as a philodendron I've tried unsuccessfully to find out what it is for a good while now. The foliage is quite lush and it climbs really well. Plant ID apps ...
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Is there good way to train a clematis to a pyramidal trellis?

I would like train a clematis to grow on a pyramidal trellis. The first year, I tried centering the trellis over the plant and having it grow through the center, but this seems to stifle the plant ...
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What is this vine?

What is this vine? I live in TX near San Antonio, it sprouts little flowers and then has these round black berries. I really want to know because this vine has a mind of its own and will attach ...
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Perennial cover crops in vineyard

I have a small vineyard and planning to grow cover crops between the rows. I have little experience with cover crops and first of all I'm not sure when to mow them, and if the cut crops should be ...
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Is there a common name for Beaumontia Wall/Beaumontia grandiflora Wall?

I'm looking for a common name for Beaumontia Wall/Beaumontia grandiflora Wall. Top Tropicals lists: Beaumontia grandiflora, Echites grandiflora Family: Apocynaceae Easter Lily Vine, ...
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How to save dying vine

I have this Cathedral Gem Sausage Vine on my trellis. It was planted two years ago and up until at least last October or so it was fine. I live in the pacific northwest and we've had very little sun ...
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How to grow climbing vines onto a trellis mounted 2 meters above ground?

To make my yard more private, I want to mount a trellis or livestock panel on top of a fence, then grow climbing vines such as Distictus over them. Should I attempt to train the canes to reach 2M up ...
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Identify fruit from climbing plant, similar to a mix of soursop, carambola and passionfruit

My father uses our small backyard to plant some vegetables and tea. We have a fence that houses some climbing trees. One of the climbing trees bore these strange (to us) fruits. I would appreciate ...
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What is this vine growing up my ponga?

This vine is steadily growing up my ponga fern and I'm wondering if I need to be concerned, and whether I need to cut it in case it's damaging the fern. None of my pongas of a similar height has this ...
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What is this vine / tree growing up my giant poplar?

I've cut away a lot of the leaves towards the bottom of the tree and can see that they are coming from some tree/vine that is growing up my poplar tree. I want to identify what it is and how best to ...
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Potato vine is it surviving or dying? [closed]

Does anyone have experience with Potato vines? I recently planted some in front of my fence (front-yard). They look like they are spreading out a bit with runners, but overall the leaves and stems ...
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Vines during winter in North England (U.K.)

I have two grape vines which are one year old. They grew over summer to about 1.5m and I've got them in pots growing up bamboo poles. Any advice about how to keep them alive over winter? Winters ...
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Fast-growing vine, supposed to be a flowering plant

A few months ago, I planted some flower seeds that looked like they were designed for wind dispersal: very light, thin, and elongated (a little shorter than one of my finger joints). Mostly black with ...
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How can I limit the height (depth) of our English (Common) Ivy?

We have ivy growing in the front yard, and I like it. It requires no attention other than trimming to keep it off the house, tree, sidewalk. My wife doesn't like that it keeps getting higher. Instead ...
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Can anyone identify this thick leaved crawling plant?

I was given a small clipping of this plant and it is really taking off. Does anyone know what family this is?
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what plant/vine is this?

What plant is this? Leaves are very small. How should I care for it?
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How should I overwinter my potted clematis in Massachusetts, Zone 6a?

As fall approaches here in Massachusetts USA, Zone 6a, (temperatures generally no lower than −5°F, −20°C), I am beginning to wonder what to do with two clematis plants I have been attempting to grow. ...
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How can I stop Wild Grape and Mile-a-minute vines from taking over my property?

I have river front property in Upstate New York, and I have finally given up the fight with fending off Wild Grape! I read that some insect can be released that will only eat and kill the Wild Grape ...
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What's the vine that is wrapping around my plant and how can I get rid of it? [duplicate]

I've got a vine that is deep rooted and is wrapping around the plants in my front yard. I haven't spotted any flowers or fruits on the vine yet. I've tried pulling it from its roots a couple of times, ...
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Looking for advice on constructing a living fence, using trees or vine

I have a simple, old, rusted chainlink fence at the back of my yard. In the future, we want to replace it. Therefore, we have been looking for ideas. We recently spotted a very interesting fence-...
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What would be a hardy evergreen flowering vine that can live in Southern Ontario (5b)

What would be a hardy evergreen flowering vine that can live in Southern Ontario (5b) Here is the map http://www.plantmaps.com/interactive-ontario-plant-zone-hardiness-map.php
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How long should I wait before watering my Cat's Claw vines in high heat?

I was told to water everyday in summer time. I live in Las Vegas and we have had a heat wave for a week with temps over 110 °F. I watered each day and the 6 vines all are losing their leaves and ...