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Questions tagged [vines]

Climbing and trailing plants

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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?

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!
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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 ...