Questions tagged [vines]

Climbing and trailing plants

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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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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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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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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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What is this vine with clusters of black berries, found in Southern Illinois?

I've been working on controlling the edge of my backyard, since it borders a wooded area, and there's a bunch of invasive vines growing everywhere. While I was chopping back some of the underbrush, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Soil Depth for Bougainvillea

I am an architect working on a project in Malibu, California. This is new construction of a single-family residence. The house features a green roof and the client is convinced that it must be planted ...
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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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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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Chinese Yam - is it safe to prune vines to get more leaves?

It's second season (tubers have survived winter in soil), new vines grow incredibly fast, I think that's 4 cm or so every day. Unlike first season, now vines are thick (size similar as my finger), ...
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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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How can I get rid of mint?

I planted mint in my garden a few years ago and it turned out to be a mistake. I should have grown it in a container. I've been pulling out mint each year but can't get rid of it, so I dug up the ...
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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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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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Can I selectively control the spread of Vinca with Roundup?

I don't want to kill it, but I want to keep it from leaving my mulch bed and wandering into my lawn. If I spray the edges of the mass, will it only kill a small amount, or will it kill the whole mass?...
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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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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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Can anyone identify this vine?

With little kids in the Indianapolis yard, I want to make sure this vine is safe. You can see what the leaf looks like and what the vine looks like in the photos below: Click either photo for full ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Please help identify this aggressive vine?

I live in the Boston area, and this vine is growing in the public land behind my property. The vine is a very aggressive grower and will overtake anything in it's path, including my fence. I've ...
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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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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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Will wisteria clippings take root in a compost pile?

I just did a major pruning of a wisteria. I don't look forward to bagging all the clippings and hauling them to the town site for yard waste. Could I simply gather them up and dump them in the compost ...
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What is this (allegedly) mosquito-repellent trailing plant with dark green heart-shaped leaves?

I was given a plant a while back that I was told repels mosquitoes: The little I know about it: it has dark green heart shaped leaves that grow up to about 3½" wide by 4½" long (9cm by ...
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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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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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Is this succulent vine? Or some another plant?

What plant is this and does it grow in water only?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...