Trumpet Vines

I Planted a Trumpet Vine 2 Years Ago, Watered Well, Did Not Grow.


barry.rishton added on March 13, 2015 | Answered

I planted a trumpet vine two years ago. Watered it well but it did not grow. Should I buy a new one? I want to get some kind of vine on a fence in my backyard. I watered that one fine but it hardly grew. The second year I did not water it especially, is it dead? What other vine should I try? This is about 1 hour full sun, other than that it is shade.


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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on March 13, 2015

There could be many reasons that your trumpet vine didn't survive. They are quite tolerable to the light conditions you describe.
I personally treat my new plantings with extra watering during the first 1 to 3 years of planting to help them get established.

Here is link to a great article about Trumpet Vine.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/trumpet-vine/growing-trumpet-vines.htm

Also another link about other planting for a fence.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/ovgen/growing-plant-cover-fence.htm

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