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How to remove roundleaf greenbrier (Smilax rotundifolia) – a pernicious thorny vine

Thorny vines keep popping up in my front lawn and apparently it's roundleaf greenbrier. I dug out the extensive rhizomes the best I could, but I discovered that it's coming from the property next to ...
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Identification needed for this fast growing vine

This vine started growing around 6-8weeks ago its growing quite fast. So far its only a runner with leaves no suckers or stranglers. It look harmless to other plants its climbing on, since I just move ...
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How to control Kentucky Wonder beans and very tall-growing tomatoes

Last year, my Kentucky Wonder green beans outgrew a very tall tipi with string horizontals I had given it. The same thing happened with an indeterminate tomato plant with a very tall stake, I forget ...
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What’s wrong with this jasmine?

I planted a jasmine (polyanthum I think) in our backyard last spring. It is positioned in a corner where it gets 2-3 hours of sun on a sunny summer day, but this being the Netherlands, that remains ...
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Is there any way to reconnect a severed vine with a water melon (small size) at the end of the vine?

I was pruning my garden. Accidently I cleanly cutoff a the main vine of my watermelon plant. At the end of that vine there was a small melon (2/3 of a basketball). I immediately slice a longitudinal ...
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What is this plant with a long stem and tiny round, pointed leaves?

I have this house plant that was given to me, and I’m watering it as instructed, but it just keeps growing out its stem and only has tiny leaves. The leaves are small, round at the bottom and pointed ...
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Star Jasmine with dried up flowers

I recently purchased a Star Jasmine that looked wonderful at the nursery but seems to be drying up at my place. We’ve only had it a little over a month but I can’t help but think I’m already ruining ...
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Levantine Melon

What is the binomial name of this plant/fruit? I know for certain it grows in the Levant where it is called jaboor (جعبور). The fruit is commonly sold in markets alongside snake cucumber. The fruit is ...
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Should I remove these vines?

Just closed on a home recently and am wondering if this tree is healthy? Should I remove these vines? Any tips on what these vines are and how to properly go about removing them? Also if anyone knows ...
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Help identifying this viney plant in Oregon

I would like to relocate this plant in my yard, but I can’t seem to find any roots or how to pull it up. If I knew what it was called then I could probably figure out how to move it.
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Vine identification

This germinated out of nowhere. Is this a squash or pumpkin plant? "access_token must be set" when trying to upload photo?
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Please ID a weird vine, a pseudo hybrid of these two varieties

I met a lady that had a vine similar to a variegated pothos or a philodendron, with very fat and succulent heart-shaped leaves, about 4-5 millimetres thickness, 4"/10cm long, hanging on water-...
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What is this unusual flowering vine?

What is this vine? It's located in Atlanta, GA. It has been flowering for the past several months. The photos were taken in late August, 2020. The flowers on this vine seem to be particularly ...
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Is there a heat resistant perennial vine that can grow in my zone?

I live in Montana, here is my zone information: 1990 Hardiness Zone: Zone 4b: -25F to -20F Average First Frost: September 1 - 10 Average Last Frost: June 1 - 10 Koppen-Geiger Climate Zone: Dfb - ...
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Trying to identify this invasive vine

I'm having problems with an invasive vine that climbs over and covers hedges and trees, but I've found it difficult to identify on the internet. A local plant ecologist in Alexandria, VA identified ...
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Good potted vine to grow inside a greenhouse?

I have a small greenhouse (9'x9' and 9' tall at peak) that I’d like to grow a vine inside and have it grow up through the exposed rafters. I think it would look very nice. The vine species would: ...
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Encourage Lavender Lady Passion flower vines to branch?

We recently planted a Passiflora Lavender Lady vine in the ground and it's growing quickly up a trellis against a fence; but is there a way to encourage it to create more branches to fill out to ...
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Campsis is growing very slowly with holes in the leaves

We purchased our red Campsis Radicans in the beginning of May which is depicted below. This picture was taken today. What surprizes me is that many articles claim that Campsis is a fast growing vine ...
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Advice on tangled clematis vine

I'd like some advice on a clematis vine plant that was left to grow without a trellis. Without anything to climb on, it has turned into a giant heap in just a couple of short weeks. As you can see ...
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What are the things you can grow a shrub/tree/vine from? Only nuts and seeds or are there others?

I'm making an app and for this app i need to know from which things you can grow non herbaceous plants from. I am looking for general terms. For instance, a coconut tree and an avocado tree van both ...
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Some vines around root of hydrangeas?

I am starting to see this vine (unknown name) going around and getting crowded below my hydrangeas. Is it normal and OK? Or should I intervene and remove it?
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Encourage new leaves along Devil's ivy stem

I have an Devil's Ivy that is a couple of years old. It's been through periods of neglect, but is now getting a lot more attention and is looking pretty healthy overall. It has 5-6 long stems. On a ...
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HELP need to identify what's growing

So my veg bed was covered for the winter. After uncovering it I noticed some strange white vine type root stuff poking out. After digging a bit it transpires that these things have grown all over the ...
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Is this succulent vine? Or some another plant?

What plant is this and does it grow in water only?
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Is this Arrowhead vine healthy?

This is my second arrowhead vine plant. The plant is still in the same pot it came from nursery. I will be soon re-potting it in a ceramic pot. But the plant is very droopy and looks like it is sad. ...
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Will vine survive after this?

I have this vine that grew out of a pot, and it’s been wrapping around things. Then yesterday somebody kicked the pot and the vine “broke” (if that’s the word). I just stuck the end back in the soil,...
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Can you identify this trailing plant from my old home?

It was an evergreen climber in our front porch back in the 1990s. We never took photos of it directly, but it has been in the background of our photos (so excuse the low quality image). The plant ...
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Why does my Choko keep dying off, but then it grows up from the ground again?

A Choko is vine which is supposed to thrive all year round but mine's dying off every winter. It grows in a subtropical area, but the weather is very changeable, sometimes it's as hot as summer other ...
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Morning Glory turns brown inside but green outside

The growth happened really fast and now we saw that it turned brown on the inside while spreading very fast outside. I want to remove the brown part they outer section is the extension of burnt ...
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Will creeping jenny kill my honeysuckle vine?

I planted a honeysuckle vine from a pot that also contained creeping jenny. This honeysuckle is in Washington state. I planted in ground a year ago. It was approximately 4' tall at the time. The ...
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How can I pull down vines with a tractor?

I have invasive vines that are either well rooted in the ground, or sometimes grown up into the boughs of trees. I have a John Deere 1025r tractor and a heavy chain that can attach to the front of it, ...
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Crinkled new leaves on healthy flowering ipomoea/ Morning Glory. virus?

My perfectly healthy Ipomoea tree now has wrinkled new leaves coming up? Could this be a deficiency or an infestation? Thanks in advance [![New crinkled leaves][4]][4] [![New growth.][3]][3] [3]: ...
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Coral vine tuber not showing any signs of growing back

I have a small coral vine tuber which I found while digging up an old pot in which it used to grow a year back but is no more now. I had planted the tuber over a month back in another pot and it has ...
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Is this an effective technique to propagate climbers with aerial roots

I bought a Monstera "Monkey mask" in a small pot. Right now, it is erect because the stem is still short. The stem is already showing button-sized aerial roots popping-out of the main stem. I have ...
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Do I need more vertical support for climbing roses?

This is the front of my house in Pacific Northwest and you can see the red rectangle frame was there before: I was told it was built for climbing plants back in the 70s. Now I want to grow this ...
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I need advice about climbing vines/plants for my handicap ramp

I am having my handicap ramp rebuilt and will have wood lattice installed on both sides. I live right outside Kases City, MO. I want to plant something that can climb on the lattice. I want something ...
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How long does it take for a Nepenthes vine to grow?

I am trying to grow (and hopefully breed) a nepenthes pitcher plant. In all the videos online I've seen people take cuttings from the nepenthes vines instead of the main stem. I was just curious how ...
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What kind of plant is this thorny bush/vine in my yard? [closed]

Just moved into a new place and this plant seems to be taking over most of the planting area and seems to be choking some of the other trees and plants around it. I'm about to aggressively prune it ...
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My (future) Hoyas have nowhere to climb, they will hang. Is that OK?

I have the right climate, lighting and even a good location. There is a wooden fence between the neighbors and us. If I let the Hoyas climb the fence, I will have to plant them in the ground or put ...
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What is this indoor vine with variegated leaves that feel like velvet and are soft to touch?

Please help me identify the plant in pictures below: indoor vine plant. variegated. the leaves are smooth to touch and the petiole/leaf stalk seem to have fuzzy hairs...
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Will galvanized hog paneling hold up vegetable and fruit vines?

I noticed that hog panel fencing is a lot cheaper than pipe fencing, and was wondering will the hog panel fencing hold up the weight of different vegetables ranging from kiwiberry to cucumbers (maybe ...
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Is there a climbing flowering vine that is both deer resistant and not favored by bees?

We are building a 'sitting area' with a bench and a few chairs, and I would like to setup a trellis (47" high x 60" wide) with some sort of perennial climbing flowering vine behind the bench. This is ...
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What is this 20ft tall vine-like trunk? [closed]

This is in Central Texas and looks to have been topped off at some point. The vines converge into the ground at its base. Apologies for the obstructed image.
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How to position main stem of grape vine once it reaches top of pergola?

Which photos shows the right way to train vines once they reach the top?
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Are mondevilla adequate to cover balcony?

We have a small balcony that’s covered with a metal grid (something like this balcony). We want to cover it with a vine, and the end result is something like this. I was thinking of buying a ...
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Trailing vinca....sap?

I brought some trailing vinca cuttings indoors to hang around the apartment. Very pretty — but I just discovered a sticky (ew) spot on the furniture and carpet under the hanging vines. The leaves are ...
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Can someone identify this vine? It is growing up and wrapped around the canopy of a tree

It is about the size of my wrist.enter image description here
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Can someone identify this vine for me which seems to be wrapping tightly around many trees?

There are many similar to this vine in a city park in NYC. They seem to be wrapping themselves tightly around many trees.
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Can leafy vines be used as shade?

Has any climbing plants been used to envelope a house for the purpose of creating shade? What would be the best vine for this and why?
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Looking for a Full Shade Vine to Grow in Zone 10 using a Trellis on Stucco

I'm completely stuck as to which vine would be ideal for a trellis on a stucco wall in full shade in South Florida (Zone 100. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!