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Questions About Silver Lace Vines

Asked by
sterileprocessing on
May 30, 2013

Q. I Have a Silver Lace Vine

The leaves look like they may be diseased but not sure. The infected leaves get purple and then there is tan translucent spots. Help!

Answered by
sterileprocessing on
May 31, 2013
A.

No, not really because I see it on new growth. I will do that and Thanks for the help!

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Answered by
AnnsGreeneHaus on
May 31, 2013
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Are the affected leaves on old (last year's) growth? If so, it might be "age spots"... If not, I would take a sample to the local agricultural extension office for identification and recommendations. There are diseases with the same symptoms, a pathologist would be able to diagnose this condition.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
April 2, 2014

Q. Silver Lace Vine Not Blooming

My silver lace vine is three years old and has grown profusely but doesn’t bloom. Any suggestions? I have amended my soil well. We have sandy soil here.

Answered by
Nikki on
April 2, 2014
Certified Expert
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This is likely from a nutrient imbalance in the soil. A soil test would tell you more but generally when you have lush green growth and little to no blooming, this means too much nitrogen and not enough phosphorus (which is what promotes flowering in plants). Add a phosphorus rich fertilizer or bone meal to the soil and see if this helps any.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
June 3, 2015

Q. root pruning

I have a mature silver lace plant twisted around an arbor. It is beautiful but I was working in my garden and found some long roots underground about 8 feet away and cut them! It then dawned on me that it was the silver lace roots. Did I kill my plant? There is no greenery on it yet but I think it is a late bloomer anyway. HELP

Answered by
cj_skippy@yahpoo.co.uk on
June 4, 2015
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I doubt you could have cut enough to do serious harm. what proportion of an 8ft circle did you cut the roots away from?

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Asked by
Millymay on
May 4, 2016

Q. Silver Lace Vine

Does this vine sucker?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 5, 2016
Certified Expert
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Yes, the suckers will grow up straight up from the base of the plant.

Trim away the suckers that you do not want to grow as soon as they appear.

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

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Asked by
bthompsonz34 on
April 6, 2017

Q. silver lace vine

how do you get rid of it or kill it???

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
April 8, 2017
Certified Expert
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Heavy and regular pruning can help keep this summer blooming vine in control.
If you need to remove it, you can cut the plant down to the soil level and paint the cut open wounds with a herbicide such as round up.
You may need to repeat this a few time.

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

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Asked by
george jarden on
May 21, 2017

Q. silver lace vine

I’ve read your piece about starting silver lace vine from “6-inch tip cuttings taken in the spring or early summer.” Will it work later? – Here in hot Las Cruces, New Mexico, mine have been blooming for a month, and I wonder if that renders conditions different for a “take” of clippings.
Thank you,
George

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 23, 2017
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Asked by
Anonymous on
July 2, 2017

Q. SILVER LACE VINE

hello,
my silver lace -about 5yrs. in my care- is huge and very healthy, BUT, it has never bloom !

Could you please guide me ?
Thank you

Mirta

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
July 3, 2017
Certified Expert
A.

Excess nitrogen could cause a lush green vine and no flowers.
You could give the plant some phosphorous to encourgae flowering.
Bone Meal is a good way to do this.
Here are some links with more information.

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

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/bone-meal-fertilizer.htm

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