Passion Flower Vine
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passion flower trunk is split

Zone richmond, tx | moreta37 added on October 13, 2016 | Answered

I wanted to know if I could put something on the split. Never got an answer...

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Alisma
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Answered on October 14, 2016

Splitting of the main trunk of a passion flower vine can be a sign of Fusarium disease. This may require replanting since I don't think it can be cured.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/passion-flower/passion-flower-vine-problems.htm
http://ceventura.ucanr.edu/Com_Ag/Subtropical/Minor_Subtropicals/Passion_Fruit/

It is best not to put anything over the split. Plants with split trunks or limbs typically heal better if nothing is placed over the wound.

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