Does my Vanilla Planifolia need to grow upright?
I'm writing to inquire as to whether or not I can let my vanilla orchid vines grow downward. I know many of them grow up around trees naturally, but the little stake I have doesn't really stay very sturdy in a pot full of bark mulch. I'm not looking to grow it 12 feet and have flowers or anything, I just like its vines and don't want it to die. It's about two years old and has stayed in good shape despite a couple of cold midwestern winters. Suggestions?