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Q.passion flower trunk is split

Zone richmond, tx | moreta37 added on October 7, 2016 | Answered

The main trunk is split. Is there anything we can put over the splits? I hate to lose the vine…it gives a lot of privacy.

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Answered on October 7, 2016

If the leaves are also yellowing and falling off, a split in the trunk can be a sign of fusarium wilt, a fungal disease. See these articles for more:


If there is no disease, then it's best to leave the trunk alone because it will recover better if nothing is put over the split.

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