silver lace vine

queenofcreamOctober 19, 2006

My awesome vine is covering my cottage. Since this is the first yr. I have lived here, I am wondering how and when to trim it back.

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ARUM(7)

Oh my, what a cute cottage! Maybe in early spring. :) Arum

    Bookmark   October 20, 2006 at 8:20AM
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beachsandra(z7 NY)

I also have a silver fleece vine that growns about 45-50 ft per season (I live in the New York City area). I cut it back very hard in early spring before it starts to leaf out - usually early to mid-March. I cut it back to about one foot and found that it thrives (almost too much) with the very severe pruning...it will start shooting as soon as the weather warms up and will be 30-40 feet in no time. Good luck and love your cottage.

    Bookmark   October 27, 2006 at 2:09PM
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queenofcream

SORRY its taken sooooo long to THANK YOU for the response.
Might I also ask what a good fertlizer is for my vine?
THANKS again! J

    Bookmark   February 25, 2007 at 12:58AM
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msbatt

Silver Lace Vine doesn't really NEED fertilizer---it grows so fast without it that it's sometimes called 'Mile A Minute' vine. (*grin*)

    Bookmark   February 25, 2007 at 1:13PM
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queenofcream

THANKS! msbatt!! Do U have any idea's on how far back I should trim it this Spring?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2007 at 3:51PM
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