Container trumpet vine...

cadillactasteApril 29, 2014

I collected an older trumpet vine. I hope to have success with it in a container.

I also am getting into bonsai...and I know ones who have untraditional bonsai with this vine. The thing is...I don't believe I wish to chop it for a bonsai tree. I like the gnarly look of it.

Since potted...I have noticed the live green vein more noticeable on the main trunk. (Which is a good thing). I've also added more soil to the pot and put a stake in the pot to help secure it when the wind blows.

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cadillactaste

Here it is staked and wired to not blow in the wind...love the base of the vine...sadly you can't see it where I have it up at the top of our waterfall.

    Bookmark   April 29, 2014 at 8:46PM
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paulahippieheart

We must not be to far apart. Found your post when looking for info on containering a trumpet vine. How did yours do this 2014 season? Did you get blooms? I garden for hummingbirds and have been long avoiding getting a trumpet vine because of associated perils. But taking the plunge this coming season. Getting one in a 5 g pot already of blooming size.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2014 at 7:53AM
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