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Q.Fig Ivy on Wire Mesh Fence

Anonymous added on January 9, 2011 | Answered

Will fig ivy do well on a 1-inch by 2-inch wire mesh fence in southern Texas? What is the estimated growing time for a 5 foot height? What is the correct spacing when planting small starter plant (size is 18 to a flat)? Plants will get approximately 60% sun.

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Answered on January 14, 2011

These are actually fairly quick growers, so it should take too long to cover the area once established. In fact, you'll probably find yourself having to prune at least a couple times each year to keep it under control. Here's an article that you may find useful when growing fig ivy: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/creeping-fig/creeping-fig-vine.htm

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